70350002 - Adult Basic Education

Account Description FY2010
7035-0002 Adult Basic Education
For the provision and improvement of adult basic education services, including reading, writing and mathematics; provided, that grants shall be distributed to a diverse network of organizations which have demonstrated commitment and effectiveness in the provision of such services, and that are selected competitively by the department of elementary and secondary education; provided further, that such grants shall support the successful transition of students from other adult basic education programs to community college certificate and degree-granting programs; provided further, that such grants shall be contingent upon satisfactory levels of performance as defined and determined by the department; provided further, that in no case shall grants be considered an entitlement to a grant recipient; provided further, that the department shall consult with the community colleges and other service providers in establishing and implementing content, performance and professional standards for adult basic education programs and services; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended for personnel costs at the department of elementary and secondary education

General Fund 99.106%

FMAP Budget Relief Fund 0.894%

28,085,096 27,702,108

Veto Explanation:   I am vetoing this language and reducing this amount because none of the enhanced FMAP funds have been received from or committed by the federal government.