70301003 - Early Literacy Grants

Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
7030-1003 Early Literacy Grants
For the John Silber early literacy program to promote research based school-wide literacy education and to promote literacy among children in grades K through 3; provided, that the department shall administer said early literacy grant programs to improve the quality and effectiveness of literacy education to the greatest extent possible; provided further, that these early literacy education programs shall be based on a scientifically-based reading research program consistent with the federal Reading First Initiative; provided further, that not less than $100,000 be expended for the TU-LEAP Program; provided further, that $435,000 shall be expended for JFY.net, a Jobs for Youth initiative for high technology, literacy and job skill instruction to youth and adults through advanced software and existing infrastructure capacity in schools and community agencies; provided further that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the SouthCoast Mentoring Initiative for Learning, Education and Service for the dropout monitoring programs; provided further, that such programs shall supplement currently funded local, state and federal programs at the school or district; provided further, that any grant 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; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended for personnel costs
3,740,000 3,236,158  

 
 
HISTORICAL SPENDING CATEGORIES ($000)
column definitions
SPENDING CATEGORY
FY2005
Expended

FY2006
Expended

FY2007
Expended

FY2008
Expended

FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Wages & Salaries 0 137 73 0 0 0
Employee Benefits 0 1 3 0 0 0
Operating Expenses 60 188 3 0 0 0
Grants & Subsidies 3,250 4,227 3,592 3,540 3,740 -504
TOTAL 3,311 4,552 3,670 3,540 3,740 -504

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Grants & Subsidies=100%



 
Earmarks

EARMARK DESCRIPTION

City / Town
FY2009
GAA
  FY2009    
  9C Cuts    
JFY.net, a Jobs for Youth initiative Statewide435,000 -217,500  
TU-Leap Program of Boston for after school academic and literacy achievement programs Boston100,000 -50,000  
SouthCoast Mentoring Initiative South Shore200,000 -100,000