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Budget Summary FY2009

70619411 - Leadership Academies
Data Current as of:  6/22/2009





Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
7061-9411 Leadership Academies
For the creation of leadership academies for principals and superintendents pursuant to section 58 of chapter 15 of the General Laws; provided, that said training shall focus on expanding and increasing the capacity of the principal or superintendent to be an instructional and educational leader within the district or school; provided further, that said training shall include, but not be limited to: training in effective personnel evaluation, curriculum development, with a focus on aligning the district and school curriculum with the Massachusetts curriculum frameworks established pursuant to chapter 69 of the General Laws, school based management skills, with a focus on distributed leadership, data analysis skills that enhance the capacity of the principal or superintendent to use student achievement data to drive instructional change, and techniques for developing collaborative relationships with parents and community organizations; provided further, that the department shall issue a report, not later than February 16, 2009, on the implementation of this initiative, which shall include, but not be limited to, the number of principals and superintendents who have been trained in such academies, the number who have expressed interest in such academies, the level of need for leadership training, the most commonly requested types of training, and a preliminary analysis of the effectiveness of the academies in improving the quality of instructional leadership in the commonwealth; provided further, that said report shall be provided to the secretary of administration and finance, the senate president, the speaker of the house, the chairs of the house and senate ways and means committees and the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education; and provided further, that for the purpose of this item, appropriated funds may be expended through August 31, 2009, to allow for principal and superintendent training which occurs in the summer months
1,000,000 1,096,368  

Veto Explanation: I am reducing this item to an amount consistent with my House 2 recommendation.

 
 
HISTORICAL SPENDING CATEGORIES ($000)
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FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Wages & Salaries 0 0 435 1,214 940 -25
Employee Benefits 0 0 0 0 0 0
Operating Expenses 0 0 9 42 60 0
TOTAL 0 0 445 1,257 1,000 -25

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Wages & Salaries=94%, Operating Expenses=6%