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Budget Summary FY2009

70610222 - Low-Class Size Grants
Data Current as of:  6/22/2009





Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
7061-0222 Low-Class Size Grants
For grants issued by the department of elementary and secondary education on a competitive basis to school departments for targeted intervention for the purpose of establishing low-class size classrooms in grades K-3, starting in FY09 with kindergarten, to assist the schools in improving their performance and to establish the efficacy of such a program in reducing gaps in achievement between at-risk and other children; provided further that the grants shall be used for establishing a class size of 15-17 pupils for kindergartens in the selected schools, planning, professional development, and other activities that enhance the capacity of the schools to develop a successful program; provided further that an evaluation/research component be included by the department to assess the efficacy of reduced class size in the early years in enhancing student achievement; provided further that the department may allocate a reasonable sum for evaluation/research and administration; provided further that the department may set additional criteria in awarding the grants, such as geographic distribution or diversity of size or types of school systems; and provided further, that said grants shall be coordinated by the department with all efforts undertaken through item 7061-9408

400,000 0  

Note:  Governor's veto was overridden.  Text in red reflects vetoed language.

Veto Explanation: I am vetoing this item because it is not consistent with my House 2 recommendation.

 
 
HISTORICAL SPENDING CATEGORIES ($000)
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FY2005
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FY2006
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FY2007
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FY2008
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FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Grants & Subsidies 0 0 0 0 400 -400
TOTAL 0 0 0 0 400 -400

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Grants & Subsidies=100%