2024 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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DOE - Redirect Funding for New State Assessment System

Item 117 #6s

Item 117 #6s

First Year - FY2025 Second Year - FY2026
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Department of Education, Central Office Operations FY2025 ($25,000,000) FY2026 ($15,000,000) GF

Page 121, line 46, strike "$515,129,653" and insert "$490,129,653".
Page 121, line 46, strike "$539,690,133" and insert "$524,690,133".

Page 125, after line 44, insert:

"S. Pursuant to Chapter 760, 2022 Acts of the the General Assembly, the Superintendent shall include in the annual report on the plan to implement a new state assessment system a revised timeframe and estimated short- and long-term costs and staffing needs to ensure the system meets the goals identified by the workgroup in the 2023 report. The Superintendent may consider issuing a request for information (RFI) as part of the process to better determine the costs and requirements of the new system."


(This amendment redirects $25.0 million GF the first year and $15.0 million GF the second year for a new state assessment system to support other education priorities and requests the Superintendent to provide additional updates as part of the annual report related to a state assessment system.)