Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2013

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2013

7009-6403 - Gateway Cities Early Literacy Programs




Account Description FY 2012
GAA
FY 2013
House 2
7009-6403 Gateway Cities Early Literacy Programs
For grants to provide targeted professional development opportunities for educators working in family child care programs in Gateway Cities, and to provide support to family members of children enrolled in these programs; provided, that funds shall be used to offer multiple types of professional development programs, including job-embedded opportunities, to educators on topics including but not limited to, language and literacy development, especially for students for whom English is not their first language, creating literacy-rich environments, and preparing children for kindergarten; provided further, that funds shall also be used to offer evening and/or Saturday sessions for family members to increase levels of understanding and engagement with literacy development; and provided further, that funds shall also be used to schedule home visits for children and families who need additional literacy support
0 575,000

Increased funding to support new initiative.

 
 


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