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Department of Education
 
FISCAL YEAR 2007 RESOURCE SUMMARY ($000)
DEPARTMENT
FY 2007
Budgetary
Recommendations

FY 2007
Federal, Trust,
and ISF

FY 2007
Total
Spending

FY 2007
Budgetary
Non-Tax Revenue

Department of Education 4,047,483  860,265  4,907,748  7,578 

TOTAL       4,047,483  860,265    4,907,748  7,578 
 
Department of Education 4,907,747,966
 
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Budgetary Direct Appropriations 4,047,482,696
Direct Appropriations  
 
 Department of Education  
   7010-0005   For the operation of the department of education 10,711,854
 
 Programs to Eliminate Racial Imbalance - METCO  
   7010-0012   For grants to cities, towns, or regional school districts for payments of certain costs incurred under the program for the elimination of racial imbalance; provided, that grants to a city, town, or regional school district shall be limited to actual and specifically documented incremental costs, including those costs incurred pursuant to chapter 71B of the General Laws as a direct consequence of participation in the program whenever the reimbursements requested by such city, town, or regional school district exceed the level of reimbursement received in fiscal year 1977; and provided further, that the division of elementary, secondary, and occupational education shall, through a competitive procurement process, contract with qualified school transportation business enterprises 17,615,313
 
 Charter School Facilities Grant  
   7010-0030   For per pupil facilities aid for commonwealth charter schools calculated pursuant to subsection (nn) of section 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (nn) of section 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the per pupil capital needs component of the commonwealth charter school tuition rate for fiscal year 2007 shall be $811 16,900,000
 
 Teacher Quality Investment  
   7010-0216   For the teacher, principal, and superintendent recruitment, retention, and development programs established in sections 19B, 19C, and 19E of chapter 15A of the General Laws 799,047
 
 Commonwealth Teacher Corps Mentoring Program  
   7010-0231   For stipends or to compensate for release time of a veteran teacher to provide mentoring to new teachers hired under the commonwealth teaching corps, as pursuant to section 5 of chapter 74B of the General Laws, as inserted by section 50 of this act 3,000,000
 
 Certificate of Occupational Proficiency  
   7010-1022   For the development and implementation of certificates of occupational proficiency 1,300,000
 
 School-to-Work Programs Matching Grants  
   7027-0016   For matching grants for various school-to-work programs; provided, that the board of education shall establish guidelines for such programs in consultation with the department of workforce development; provided further, that any funds distributed from this item to cities, towns, or regional school districts shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town, or regional school district and held in a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town, or regional school district without further appropriation, notwithstanding any general or special laws to the contrary; provided further, that each grant awarded herein shall be matched by the recipient from local, federal, or private funds; and provided further, that the board of education may determine the percentage match required on an individual grant basis 2,019,566
 
 Connecting Activities  
   7027-0019   For school-to-career connecting activities; provided, that the board of education, in cooperation with the department of workforce development and the state workforce investment board, may establish and support a public-private partnership to link high school students with economic and learning opportunities on the job as part of the school-to-work transition program; provided further, that such program may include the award of matching grants to workforce investment boards or other local public-private partnerships involving local community job commitments and work site learning opportunities for students; provided further, that the grants shall require at least a 200 per cent match in wages for the students from private sector participants; provided further, that the program shall include, but not be limited to, a provision that business leaders commit resources to pay salaries, to provide mentoring and instruction on the job, and to work closely with teachers; and provided further, that public funds shall assume the costs of connecting schools and businesses to ensure that students serve productively on the job 4,129,687
 
 Department of Youth Services Teacher Salaries  
   7027-1005   For the purposes of increasing the salaries of the department of youth services' teachers 2,550,000
 
 School-Age Children in Institutional Schools and Houses of Correction  
   7028-0031   For the expenses of school-age children in institutional schools pursuant to section 12 of chapter 71B of the General Laws; provided, that the department may provide special education services to eligible inmates in county houses of correction 7,577,776
 
 Kindergarten Expansion Grants  
   7030-1002   For kindergarten expansion grants; provided, that any grant funds distributed from this item to cities, towns, or regional school districts shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town, or regional school district and held in a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town, or regional school district without further appropriation, notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary 25,000,000
 
 Early Literacy Grants  
   7030-1003   For early literacy grants to cities, towns, and regional school districts; provided, that funds distributed from this item shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town, or regional school district and held in a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town, or regional school district without further appropriation, notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary 3,772,127
 
 Targeted Tutorial Literacy Program  
   7030-1005   For early intervention tutorial literacy programs designed as a pre-special education referral and short-term intervention for children who are at risk of failing to read in the first grade 2,700,000
 
 Adult Basic Education  
   7035-0002   For grants to cities, towns, regional school districts, and educational collaboratives for programs to provide and strengthen basic educational attainment and work-related programs in reading, writing, and mathematics at adult learning centers, including grants to public and non-public entities; provided, that funds distributed from this item shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town, regional school district, or educational collaborative and held in a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town, regional school district, or educational collaborative without further appropriation, notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary 29,369,901
 
 Transportation of Pupils - Regional School Districts  
   7035-0006   For reimbursements to regional school districts for the transportation of pupils; provided, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the commonwealth's obligation for said reimbursements shall not exceed the amount appropriated herein 50,000,000
 
 Non-Resident Pupil Transport  
   7035-0007   For reimbursements to cities, towns, regional vocational or county agricultural school districts, independent vocational schools, or collaboratives for certain expenditures for transportation of non-resident pupils to any approved vocational-technical program of any regional or county agricultural school district, city, town, independent school, or collaborative pursuant to section 8A of chapter 74 of the General Laws; provided, that upon receipt by the department of education of required transportation cost reports, the department shall reimburse no more than 50 per cent of the total cost certified by the department; provided further, that said reports shall meet criteria established by the department; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the commonwealth's obligation shall not exceed the amount appropriated in this item 1,600,000
 
 Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program  
   7051-0015   For the operation of the Massachusetts emergency food assistance program 747,000
 
 School Building Assistance - Engineering and Architectural Services  
   7052-0006   For grants and reimbursements to cities, towns, regional school districts, and counties under the provisions of chapter 645 of the acts of 1948 and chapter 70B of the General Laws, for (a) educational, engineering, and architectural services for school districts, (b) surveys of school building needs and conditions, (c) matching stabilization fund payments, (d) costs of leasing buildings for vocational programs and originally equipping and furnishing such buildings for vocational programs, and (e) payments associated with admission to a regional school district 19,076
 
 School Lunch Program  
   7053-1909   For reimbursements to cities and towns for partial assistance in the furnishing of lunches to school children, including partial assistance in the furnishing of lunches to school children pursuant to chapter 538 of the acts of 1951, and for supplementing funds allocated for the special milk program; provided, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, payments so authorized for partial assistance in the furnishing of lunches to school children shall not exceed, in the aggregate, the required state revenue match contained in Public Law 79-396, as amended, cited as the National School Lunch Act, and in the regulations implementing said act 5,426,986
 
 School Breakfast Program  
   7053-1925   For the school breakfast program, including outreach and expansion activities, to improve summer food programs during the summer school vacation period, including grants to public and non-public entities 2,266,575
 
 School Breakfast Program - Universal Eligibility  
   7053-1927   For a supplement to the federally funded school breakfast program, so-called; provided, that all children in schools receiving funds under said program shall be provided free, nutritious breakfasts at no cost to them; provided further, that breakfast shall be served during regular school hours; and provided further, that participation shall be limited to those elementary schools mandated to serve breakfast pursuant to section 1C of chapter 69 of the General Laws, where 60 per cent of the students are eligible for free or reduced price meals under the federally funded school meals program 2,011,060
 
 Chapter 70 Payments to Cities and Towns  
   7061-0008   For school aid to cities, towns, regional school districts, counties maintaining agricultural schools, and independent vocational or agricultural and technical schools to be distributed pursuant to chapters 70 and 76 of the General Laws, as amended by sections 40, 41, 42, 43, and 45 of this act, and section 3 of this act 3,452,591,608
 
 Circuit Breaker - Reimbursement for Special Education Residential Schools  
   7061-0012   For reimbursements to school districts and direct payments to service providers for special education costs under the provisions of section 5A of chapter 71B of the General Laws 201,638,163
 
 Office of District Management and Accountability  
   7061-0028   For the operation of the office of district management and accountability pursuant to section 55A of chapter 15 of the General Laws, as inserted by section 12 of this act 2,500,000
 
 Performance Pay Bonus Pool  
   7061-0035   For teacher performance pay bonuses pursuant to section 38 of chapter 71 of the General Laws, as inserted by section 46 of this act 25,000,000
 
 Differential Pay  
   7061-0037   For advanced placement and commonwealth teaching corps premium payments established under sections 3 and 5 of chapter 71B of the General Laws, as inserted by section 50 of this act 10,000,000
 
 Charter School Reimbursement  
   7061-9010   For reimbursements to certain cities, towns, and regional school districts pursuant to section 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws 50,100,000
 
 Education Technology Program  
   7061-9200   For the costs of information technology for the department 3,765,748
 
 Student and School Assessment  
   7061-9400   For student and school assessment 27,800,000
 
 Math and Science International Comparison Testing  
   7061-9402   For the participation of students in international math and science comparison testing as prescribed by the department 600,000
 
 MCAS Low-Scoring Student Support  
   7061-9404   For grants to cities, towns, regional school districts, and charter schools to provide academic support and remediation for the Massachusetts comprehensive assessment system examination; provided, that any grant funds distributed from this item to a city, town, or regional school district shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town, or regional school district and held in a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town, or regional school district without further appropriation, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary 10,570,101
 
 Turnaround Partners  
   7061-9410   For targeted intervention to schools determined to be in turnaround status under section 1J of chapter 69 of the General Laws, as amended by section 37 of this act; provided, that no money shall be expended for any school or district that fails to file a comprehensive district plan pursuant to the provisions of section 1I of said chapter 69; provided further, that funds may be expended on grants which allow for the implementation of whole school reform in said schools; provided further, that the department shall only approve reform plans with proven, replicable results in improving student performance; provided further, that in carrying out the provisions of this item, the department may contract with school support specialists, turnaround partners, and such other external assistance as is needed in the expert opinion of the commissioner, to successfully turn around failing school and district performance; provided further, that the contracts shall have a significant performance-based component; provided further, that no funds shall be expended on targeted intervention unless the department shall have approved, as part of the comprehensive district improvement plan, a professional development plan which addresses the needs of the district as determined by the department; provided further, that eligible professional development activities for purposes of this item shall include but not be limited to professional development among teachers of the same grade levels and teachers of the same subject matter across grade levels, professional development focused on improving teachers' content knowledge in the fields or subject areas in which the teachers are practicing, professional development which provides teachers with research-based strategies for increasing student success, professional development teaching the principles of data-driven instruction, and funding which helps provide common planning time for teachers within a school and within the school district; provided further, that preference in the awarding of such funds shall be given to professional development in math, science, and English content skills; provided further, that funds from any targeted intervention grant may be used to partially offset the cost of said professional development and common planning time; provided further, that funds may be expended for the purchase of instructional materials pursuant to section 57 of chapter 15 of the General Laws; provided further, that no funds shall be expended on instructional materials except where the purchase of such materials is part of a comprehensive plan to align the school or district curriculum with the Massachusetts curriculum frameworks; provided further, that funds may be expended on leadership academies for principals and superintendents pursuant to section 58 of said chapter 15; provided further, that said training shall focus on expanding and increasing the capacity of principals or superintendents to be instructional and educational leaders within their districts and schools, and shall include but not be limited to training in effective personnel evaluation pursuant to section 38 of chapter 71 of the General Laws, curriculum development with a focus on aligning the curriculum with the Massachusetts curriculum frameworks established pursuant to said chapter 69, school-based management skills with a focus on distributed leadership, data analysis skills that enhance the capacity of principals or superintendents to create an environment of data-driven instructional change, and techniques for developing cooperative relationships with parents and community organizations; provided further that funds may be expended through August 31, 2007 to allow for intervention, teacher, principal and superintendent training and professional development which occurs in the summer months; and provided further that funds may be expended for the administration of said programs 25,000,000
 
 Extended Learning Time Grants  
   7061-9412   For grants to cities, towns, and regional school districts for the purpose of implementing extended learning time; provided, that any grant funds distributed from this item to a city, town, or regional school district shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town, or regional school district and held in a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town, or regional school district without further appropriation, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary 15,000,000
 
 Teacher Preparation and Certification  
   7061-9604   For teacher preparation, certification, and recertification 2,089,876
 
 Math/Science Academy at Springfield Technical College  
   7061-9608   For the operation of the math/science academy at Springfield technical community college; provided, that $100,000 shall be expended for planning grants to initiate the development of additional Massachusetts math and science academies, pursuant to section 4 of chapter 74B of the General Laws, as inserted by section 50 of this act 1,300,000
 
 Worcester Polytechnic Institute School of Excellence Program  
   7061-9612   For the school of excellence program at the Worcester polytechnic institute 1,274,231
 
 Alternative Education Grants  
   7061-9614   For alternative education grants 1,250,000
 
 Franklin Institute of Boston  
   7061-9619   For the purpose of funding the Benjamin Franklin institute of technology 1
 
 Gifted and Talented Children  
   7061-9621   For the administration of a grant program for gifted and talented school children 500,000
 
 Youth-Build Grants  
   7061-9626   For grants to and contracts with public and non-public entities certified by youth-build USA, to provide comprehensive education, training, and skills to economically disadvantaged young adults 1,450,000
 
 Mentoring Matching Grants  
   7061-9634   For matching grants to be administered by the department of education for the Massachusetts service alliance, so-called, for public and private agencies with mentoring programs for the recruitment and training of mentors, and for other supporting services including, but not limited to, academic support services; provided, that no funds shall be disbursed from this item to support a mentor relationship established in a prior fiscal year; and provided further, that in order to be eligible to receive funds from this item, such public or private agency shall provide a matching amount equal to $1 for every dollar disbursed from this item 287,000
 
 Parent-School Participation Program  
   7061-9800   For grants to local and regional school districts to develop parent-school participation programs pursuant to section 88 of this act 1,000,000
 
 Laptop Initiative  
   7061-9802   For the purchase of laptop computers for all students entering grades six and seven; provided, that the department shall promulgate any necessary regulations to implement this item 18,000,000
 
 Teacher Content Training  
   7061-9804   For teacher content training; provided, that said training shall include math specialist, Massachusetts test for educator licensure preparation, and advanced placement training; provided, that such courses shall have demonstrated the use of best practices, as determined by the department, including data comparing pre-training and post-training content knowledge 5,000,000
 
 Career and Education Planning  
   7061-9806   For the development of career and education planning websites and informational materials for students and their families; provided, that the website shall allow students as early as middle school-age to develop personalized plans for academic success to guide them to college 250,000
 
 Applied Academics Curriculum Development  
   7061-9808   For grants to fund the development of curricula for applied academic programs, pursuant to section 8 of chapter 74 of the General Laws, as inserted by section 49 of this act 1,000,000
 
Federal Grant Spending 855,636,158
 
 Common Core Data Project  
   7010-9706   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Common Core Data Project 163,676
 
 Partnerships in Character Education  
   7027-0210   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Partnerships in Character Education 28,912
 
 Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program - Distribution  
   7032-0217   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program - Distribution 816,000
 
 Massachusetts AIDS Education Program  
   7032-0228   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Massachusetts AIDS Education Program 505,278
 
 Even Start Family Literacy - Distribution  
   7035-0166   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Even Start Family Literacy - Distribution 3,250,000
 
 Comprehensive School Demonstration - Distribution  
   7035-0176   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Comprehensive School Demonstration - Distribution 3,541,133
 
 Adult Basic Education - Distribution  
   7038-0107   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Adult Basic Education - Distribution 10,609,063
 
 School-Based Programs - Distribution  
   7038-9004   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, School-Based Programs - Distribution 427,195
 
 Learn and Serve America Community - Higher Education and Schools Partnership  
   7038-9008   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Learn and Serve America Community - Higher Education and Schools Partnership 350,000
 
 Refugee Children School Impact Grant Program  
   7038-9748   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Refugee Children School Impact Grant Program 16,495
 
 Title I Grants to Local Education Agencies  
   7043-1001   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Title I Grants to Local Education Agencies 230,018,520
 
 Reading First  
   7043-1002   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Reading First 13,963,645
 
 Migrant Education  
   7043-1004   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Migrant Education 1,779,680
 
 Title I Neglected and Delinquent Children  
   7043-1005   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Title I Neglected and Delinquent Children 1,797,340
 
 Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting  
   7043-2001   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting 51,807,065
 
 Enhancing Education through Technology  
   7043-2002   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Enhancing Education through Technology 8,381,630
 
 Title I Math and Science Partnerships  
   7043-2003   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Title I Math and Science Partnerships 2,410,293
 
 English Language Acquisition  
   7043-3001   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, English Language Acquisition 11,463,068
 
 Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities  
   7043-4001   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities 6,500,000
 
 After School Learning Centers  
   7043-4002   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, After School Learning Centers 16,964,214
 
 Innovative Education Program  
   7043-5001   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Innovative Education Program 3,961,479
 
 Grants for State Assessments and Related Activities  
   7043-6001   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Grants for State Assessments and Related Activities 7,945,029
 
 Rural and Low-Income Schools  
   7043-6002   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Rural and Low-Income Schools 145,997
 
 Education for Homeless Children and Youth  
   7043-6501   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Education for Homeless Children and Youth 1,106,889
 
 Special Education Grants  
   7043-7001   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Special Education Grants 263,807,349
 
 Preschool Grants  
   7043-7002   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Preschool Grants 9,828,422
 
 Vocational Education Basic Grants  
   7043-8001   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Vocational Education Basic Grants 18,015,218
 
 Technical Preparation Education  
   7043-8002   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Technical Preparation Education 1,650,346
 
 Teacher Quality Enhancement Partnerships  
   7043-9001   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Teacher Quality Enhancement Partnerships 25,000
 
 Transition to Teaching  
   7043-9002   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Transition to Teaching 580,000
 
 New Project Focus  
   7044-0020   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, New Project Focus 1,140,000
 
 Advanced Placement Fee  
   7044-0210   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Advanced Placement Fee 1,280,000
 
 Special Assistance Funds  
   7053-2112   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Special Assistance Funds 125,222,088
 
 Child Care Program  
   7053-2117   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Child Care Program 45,092,373
 
 Temporary Emergency Food Assistance  
   7053-2126   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Temporary Emergency Food Assistance 832,948
 
 Special Summer Food Service Program for Children  
   7053-2202   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Special Summer Food Service Program for Children 5,024,557
 
 Office of School Lunch Programs - Child Care Program Administration  
   7062-0008   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Office of School Lunch Programs - Child Care Program Administration 2,500,000
 
 Charter Schools Assistance - Distribution  
   7062-0017   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Charter Schools Assistance - Distribution 2,528,256
 
 Career Resource Network State Grant  
   7062-0019   For the purposes of a federally funded grant entitled, Career Resource Network State Grant 157,000
 
Trust and Other Spending 4,629,112
 
   7010-0021   Education Research Trust Fund 250,000
 
   7010-0024   Department of Education Conference Account 35,000
 
   7010-0831   Preparing America's Future High School Initiative 15,000
 
   7010-2901   Administration and Cost Allocation for Central Services 2,355,647
 
   7010-5400   Green Schools Specialist Renewable Energy 125,000
 
   7010-8700   Massachusetts Empowering Educators with Technology 85,000
 
   7044-0021   State Action for Educational Leadership 829,215
 
   7044-9005   Living Democracy Program 60,581
 
   7053-2101   School Lunch Distribution 873,669