Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2015

Education



 

Education


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Comprehensive Supports for K-12 Students and Families

Program: Education Services for Youth in Custody

For the purpose of providing a comprehensive and integrated range of education services for youth based on their needs, experiences and competencies, including technical and vocational skills.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$10,097,985

$10,356,076

Budgetary Appropriations

$7,761,517

$8,019,607

Federal Grant Spending

$2,336,468

$2,336,469

Department of Youth Services

$18,236,938

$19,264,182

Budgetary Appropriations

$18,236,938

$19,264,182

Totals

$28,334,923

$29,620,258


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Comprehensive Supports for K-12 Students and Families

Program: In-School Meals

For the purpose of providing healthy and nutritious food to students so that hunger and malnourishment do not limit their capacity to learn.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$222,524,361

$221,679,035

Budgetary Appropriations

$10,144,537

$9,854,641

Federal Grant Spending

$212,379,824

$211,824,393

Totals

$222,524,361

$221,679,035


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Comprehensive Supports for K-12 Students and Families

Program: School Health and Counseling Services

For the purpose of addressing disparities in access to a wide range of health and social services for K-12 students and their families by providing counseling and referral to other services to reduce barriers to care that are also barriers to student achievement.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$200,000

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$200,000

$0

Totals

$200,000

$0


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Comprehensive Supports for K-12 Students and Families

Program: Youth Outreach Programs

For the purpose of providing positive development for youth through out-of-school activities that are character-building and supported by data.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Community Colleges

$100,000

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$100,000

$0

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$19,764,571

$19,258,268

Budgetary Appropriations

$4,296,610

$4,134,876

Federal Grant Spending

$15,467,962

$15,123,391

Office of the Secretary of Education

$0

$500,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$0

$500,000

Totals

$19,864,571

$19,758,268


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Early Education and Care Services and Supports

Program: Access to Early Education and Child Care

For the purpose of providing access to quality and affordable early education and care and out-of-school time services through financial assistance to eligible families.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Early Education and Care

$447,553,874

$466,502,455

Budgetary Appropriations

$447,553,874

$466,502,455

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$64,178,727

$64,178,728

Federal Grant Spending

$64,178,727

$64,178,728

Information Technology Division

$7,200,000

$0

Capital

$7,200,000

$0

Office of the Secretary for Administration and Finance

$500,000

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$500,000

$0

Totals

$519,432,600

$530,681,183


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Early Education and Care Services and Supports

Program: Comprehensive Supports for Students and Families

For the purpose of assisting parents and families with supports and resources to improve and strengthen parenting skills and facilitate a child's healthy development, including nutrition, health, safety and cognitive skills.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Early Education and Care

$33,319,631

$33,268,944

Budgetary Appropriations

$33,319,631

$33,268,944

Totals

$33,319,631

$33,268,944


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Early Education and Care Services and Supports

Program: Targeted Early Education and Child Care Quality Enhancements

For the purpose of enhancing the quality of early education and care provision to ensure every child begins kindergarten school-ready and that early educators provide the richest, healthiest and most educationally sound environment for the children in their care.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Early Education and Care

$52,370,995

$50,164,885

Budgetary Appropriations

$35,497,298

$36,634,844

Federal Grant Spending

$16,873,697

$13,530,041

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$9,860,235

$9,252,040

Federal Grant Spending

$9,860,235

$9,252,040

Office of the Secretary for Administration and Finance

$4,000,000

$4,000,000

Capital

$4,000,000

$4,000,000

Office of the Secretary of Education

$0

$2,500,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$0

$2,500,000

Totals

$66,231,230

$65,916,925


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Education General Operations

Program: Education Central Administration

For the purpose of providing education business operations that support multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include executive oversight, developing strategic plans, giving policy guidance, and other miscellaneous support functions.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Early Education and Care

$2,282,140

$2,612,052

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,282,140

$2,612,052

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$775,397

$974,481

Budgetary Appropriations

$775,397

$974,481

Department of Higher Education

$927,129

$711,846

Budgetary Appropriations

$927,129

$711,846

Office of the Secretary of Education

$577,954

$721,665

Budgetary Appropriations

$577,954

$721,665

Totals

$4,562,620

$5,020,044


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Education General Operations

Program: Education Contracts and Legal Services

For the purpose of providing education contract and legal services that support multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include general counsel, contract development, document review, claims defense and prosecution, and negotiation and mediation.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Early Education and Care

$1,008,538

$1,065,949

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,008,538

$1,065,949

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$698,872

$904,477

Budgetary Appropriations

$698,872

$904,477

Department of Higher Education

$163,560

$114,629

Budgetary Appropriations

$163,560

$114,629

Office of the Secretary of Education

$90,870

$120,278

Budgetary Appropriations

$90,870

$120,278

Totals

$1,961,840

$2,205,333


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Education General Operations

Program: Education Facilities

For the purpose of managing and maintaining education facilities, including leased space that support multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include property construction, improvements, and maintenance in addition to plant operations and utility costs.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$5,747,503

$5,522,853

Budgetary Appropriations

$5,747,503

$5,522,853

Totals

$5,747,503

$5,522,853


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Education General Operations

Program: Education Human Resources

For the purpose of providing human resource management for education that supports multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include hiring, recruiting, training, collective bargaining, employee evaluations, and professional development.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Early Education and Care

$267,650

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$267,650

$0

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$1,398,613

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,398,613

$0

Department of Higher Education

$88,578

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$88,578

$0

Office of the Secretary of Education

$0

$1,443,330

Budgetary Appropriations

$0

$1,443,330

Totals

$1,754,842

$1,443,330


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Education General Operations

Program: Education IT

For the purpose of managing and supporting the education technology infrastructure including technical support for multiple programs that cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include software development, application hosting, communication systems, data processing, and security services.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$795,548

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$795,548

$0

Office of the Secretary of Education

$15,969,901

$18,930,543

Budgetary Appropriations

$15,969,901

$18,930,543

Totals

$16,765,449

$18,930,543


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Education General Operations

Program: Education Planning, Accounting, and Finance

For the purpose of providing education financial management, processing, and tracking that support multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include budget development, grants management, transaction processing, financial reporting, and long range planning.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Early Education and Care

$1,254,207

$1,325,603

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,254,207

$1,325,603

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$2,369,961

$2,565,735

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,369,961

$2,565,735

Department of Higher Education

$423,884

$297,074

Budgetary Appropriations

$423,884

$297,074

Office of the Secretary of Education

$94,151

$120,278

Budgetary Appropriations

$94,151

$120,278

Totals

$4,142,204

$4,308,690


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Education General Operations

Program: Education Procurement

For the purpose of acquiring goods and services for education that support multiple programs and cannot be allocated to specific programmatic areas. Activities may include proposal development, vendor selection, distribution of goods, and purchase negotiations.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Early Education and Care

$522,371

$552,107

Budgetary Appropriations

$522,371

$552,107

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$226,097

$206,829

Budgetary Appropriations

$226,097

$206,829

Totals

$748,468

$758,936


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Educational Quality, Enrichment, and Performance Evaluation

Program: District, School, and Student Assessments and Review

For the purpose of analyzing the effectiveness of districts and schools in teaching the state-developed curriculum, and at ascertaining the proficiency of each student in key curriculum areas, for example math, English and science.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$34,576,771

$37,535,744

Budgetary Appropriations

$25,747,636

$30,714,470

Federal Grant Spending

$8,829,135

$6,821,273

Department of Transitional Assistance

$46,104

$46,644

Budgetary Appropriations

$46,104

$46,644

Totals

$34,622,874

$37,582,388


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Educational Quality, Enrichment, and Performance Evaluation

Program: Educator Certification and Educator Quality Assurance

For the purpose of ensuring the quality of the Commonwealth's educators through licensure, re-licensure and quality professional development.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$51,513,007

$47,994,837

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,323,459

$2,006,680

Federal Grant Spending

$49,189,548

$45,988,157

Department of Higher Education

$183,145

$199,352

Federal Grant Spending

$183,145

$199,352

Totals

$51,696,152

$48,194,188


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Educational Quality, Enrichment, and Performance Evaluation

Program: Science Technology Engineering and Math Initiatives

For the purpose of enhancing the quality of the Commonwealth school districts and enriching their curriculum content, with a particular focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$4,688,273

$3,693,130

Budgetary Appropriations

$2,975,485

$2,000,000

Federal Grant Spending

$1,712,788

$1,693,130

Department of Higher Education

$6,150,000

$1,500,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$6,150,000

$1,400,000

Trust Spending

$0

$100,000

Office of the Secretary of Education

$0

$250,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$0

$250,000

Office of the State Comptroller

$1,500,000

$1,500,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,500,000

$1,500,000

Totals

$12,338,273

$6,943,130


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Higher Education

Program: Community Colleges

For the purpose of providing unrestricted funding to the community colleges of the Commonwealth to support their operations.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Community Colleges

$281,820,961

$300,674,405

Budgetary Appropriations

$246,201,859

$264,201,859

Trust Spending

$35,619,102

$36,472,546

Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance

$32,440,000

$103,614,000

Capital

$32,440,000

$103,614,000

Totals

$314,260,961

$404,288,405


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Higher Education

Program: Higher Education Performance Management

For the purpose of establishing a robust and meaningful performance-based process for funding and managing the public higher education system in the Commonwealth.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Higher Education

$8,728,381

$2,605,275

Budgetary Appropriations

$8,728,381

$2,605,275

Totals

$8,728,381

$2,605,275


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Higher Education

Program: Higher Education Scholarship and Financial Aid

For the purpose of making public and private higher education more affordable through the provision of financial assistance to qualified recipients. Qualifications may include income level, foster care status or specific fields of study.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Higher Education

$96,357,897

$96,699,279

Budgetary Appropriations

$96,357,897

$96,699,279

Office of the Treasurer and Receiver-General

$0

$100,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$0

$100,000

Totals

$96,357,897

$96,799,279


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Higher Education

Program: Higher Education Workforce Development and Targeted Training Programs

For the purpose of enhancing the capacity of public higher education, especially community colleges, to provide educational experiences that connect directly to the job opportunities available within a given region of the Commonwealth.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Community Colleges

$60,000

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$60,000

$0

Department of Higher Education

$1,950,000

$1,700,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$1,950,000

$1,700,000

Totals

$2,010,000

$1,700,000


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Higher Education

Program: Other Higher Education Subsidies and Supports

For the purpose of providing specific subsidies and matching grants for special institutions and programs, such as Tufts Veterinary School, and dues for certain higher education organizations to which the state belongs.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Children and Families

$1,056,987

$750,637

Federal Grant Spending

$1,056,987

$750,637

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$5

$1

Budgetary Appropriations

$5

$1

Department of Higher Education

$11,455,638

$11,249,636

Budgetary Appropriations

$11,455,638

$11,249,636

Totals

$12,512,630

$12,000,274


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Higher Education

Program: State Universities

For the purpose of providing unrestricted funding to the state universities of the Commonwealth to support their operations.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance

$102,317,940

$101,150,000

Capital

$102,317,940

$101,150,000

Other State Universities and Colleges

$229,294,344

$242,594,345

Budgetary Appropriations

$229,294,344

$242,594,345

Totals

$331,612,284

$343,744,345


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Higher Education

Program: University of Massachusetts

For the purpose of providing unrestricted funding to the University of Massachusetts to support its operations, and for specific initiatives on the five campuses of the unified system.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance

$124,275,000

$88,730,000

Capital

$124,275,000

$88,730,000

Office of the Secretary for Administration and Finance

$4,200,000

$2,700,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$4,200,000

$2,700,000

University of Massachusetts

$478,891,873

$515,769,023

Budgetary Appropriations

$478,891,873

$515,769,023

Totals

$607,366,873

$607,199,023


Government Function: Education

Program Category: K-12 Supports and Reimbursements

Program: Charter School Supports and Reimbursements

For the purpose of providing partial reimbursement to school districts for the transitional costs associated with the opening of new charter schools and the loss of students who choose the charter school rather than their district-based school.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$80,855,716

$76,797,244

Budgetary Appropriations

$75,356,538

$75,326,153

Federal Grant Spending

$5,499,178

$1,471,091

Totals

$80,855,716

$76,797,244


Government Function: Education

Program Category: K-12 Supports and Reimbursements

Program: K-12 Grants to School Districts

For the purpose of providing unrestricted grants to school districts according to a needs-based formula for use in the provision of K-12 education to the students of the Commonwealth.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$4,539,430,706

$4,639,772,009

Budgetary Appropriations

$4,327,485,048

$4,428,051,698

Federal Grant Spending

$211,945,658

$211,720,311

Totals

$4,539,430,706

$4,639,772,009


Government Function: Education

Program Category: K-12 Supports and Reimbursements

Program: K-12 School Transportation

For the purpose of providing partial to full reimbursements to school districts for the costs associated with transporting students to and from school.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$61,871,000

$58,871,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$61,871,000

$58,871,000

Totals

$61,871,000

$58,871,000


Government Function: Education

Program Category: K-12 Supports and Reimbursements

Program: K-12 Special Education Supports and Reimbursements

For the purpose of providing partial reimbursement to school districts for the costs associated with the provision of special education, both within the school district and through private providers.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$528,344,483

$522,003,007

Budgetary Appropriations

$252,730,026

$252,669,724

Federal Grant Spending

$275,614,457

$269,333,284

Office of the Secretary of Education

$700,000

$700,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$700,000

$700,000

Totals

$529,044,483

$522,703,007


Government Function: Education

Program Category: K-12 Supports and Reimbursements

Program: Special Payments to School Districts

For the purpose of providing special payments for unique situations in certain school districts, including schools with a high percentage of military personnel, recently regionalized schools, and matching payments for the Franklin Institute.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$21,116,279

$19,876,278

Budgetary Appropriations

$20,194,532

$18,894,532

Federal Grant Spending

$921,747

$981,746

Department of Higher Education

$750,000

$750,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$750,000

$750,000

Totals

$21,866,279

$20,626,278


Government Function: Education

Program Category: School and District Turnaround/ Achievement Gap Reduction

Program: District, School, and Student Interventions

For the purpose of providing targeted supports and interventions to districts and schools identified as underperforming based on MCAS tests and department reviews, and to students who have failed the MCAS tests and need additional tutoring to graduate.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$22,944,916

$17,932,577

Budgetary Appropriations

$22,944,916

$17,932,577

Office of the Secretary of Education

$7,657

$0

Budgetary Appropriations

$7,657

$0

Totals

$22,952,574

$17,932,577


Government Function: Education

Program Category: School and District Turnaround/ Achievement Gap Reduction

Program: English Language Learners Initiatives

For the purpose of reducing the significant achievement gap among English language learners by providing high-quality, engaging English learning experiences during summer months, weekends, and other out-of-school times as well as during the traditional school day.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$17,948,139

$17,520,057

Budgetary Appropriations

$3,553,125

$3,372,030

Federal Grant Spending

$14,395,014

$14,148,026

Office of the Secretary of Education

$5,090,700

$3,500,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$5,090,700

$3,500,000

Totals

$23,038,839

$21,020,057


Government Function: Education

Program Category: School and District Turnaround/ Achievement Gap Reduction

Program: Learning Time Extensions

For the purpose of reducing the achievement gap through providing additional time in the school day, week or year for students and schools who need such time to achieve proficiency.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$14,213,118

$18,669,917

Budgetary Appropriations

$14,213,118

$18,669,917

Totals

$14,213,118

$18,669,917


Government Function: Education

Program Category: School and District Turnaround/ Achievement Gap Reduction

Program: Literacy Initiatives

For the purpose of reducing the achievement gap in English acquisition through effective literacy instruction from pre-school through grade three.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$3,285,461

$3,050,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$3,285,461

$3,050,000

Totals

$3,285,461

$3,050,000


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Workforce Education and Lifelong Learning

Program: Adult Education

For the purpose of ensuring that adults with limited English proficiency and/or without a high school diploma are provided quality educational opportunities to remedy those gaps in attainment.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$41,103,593

$40,518,178

Budgetary Appropriations

$30,947,383

$30,731,487

Federal Grant Spending

$10,156,210

$9,786,691

Totals

$41,103,593

$40,518,178


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Workforce Education and Lifelong Learning

Program: Career and College Readiness

For the purpose of enhancing the capacity of school districts to assist students in making meaningful connections between the curriculum they are taught and the jobs they will eventually seek, and to engage students more in planning their education.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$20,667,806

$20,494,341

Budgetary Appropriations

$3,209,586

$3,170,419

Federal Grant Spending

$17,458,220

$17,323,922

Department of Higher Education

$728,037

$733,322

Federal Grant Spending

$728,037

$733,322

Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance

$7,578,352

$4,622,156

Capital

$7,578,352

$4,622,156

Office of the Secretary of Education

$783,050

$1,250,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$783,050

$1,250,000

Totals

$29,757,245

$27,099,819


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Workforce Education and Lifelong Learning

Program: Personal Finance Education

For the purpose of developing and disseminating curricula for Commonwealth residents related to financial management and responsibility.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

$250,000

$250,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$250,000

$250,000

Office of the Treasurer and Receiver-General

$100,000

$100,000

Budgetary Appropriations

$100,000

$100,000

Totals

$350,000

$350,000


Government Function: Education

Program Category: Workforce Education and Lifelong Learning

Program: Teen Education and Job Skills Development

For the purpose of moving youth towards economic self-sufficiency including assessment, Adult Basic Education, high school/General Equivalency Degree (GED) education, life and parenting skills, counseling, prevocational activities, job development, job placement, and follow-up services.


Department

FY 2014

Projected Spending

FY 2015

Recommended Spending

Department of Transitional Assistance

$3,603,759

$3,451,677

Budgetary Appropriations

$3,603,759

$3,451,677

Totals

$3,603,759

$3,451,677


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