Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2009

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2009

7061-9404 - MCAS Low-Scoring Student Support

Account Description FY2008
House 2
7061-9404 MCAS Low-Scoring Student Support
For grants to cities, towns, regional school districts and charter schools to provide academic support and remediation for the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System exam; provided, that any grant funds distributed from this item to a city, town or regional school district shall be deposited with the treasurer of the city, town or regional school district and held in a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of the city, town or regional school district without further appropriation, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary
13,215,863 15,421,575

Increased funding for program expansion.



City / Town
House 2
For the Efficacy Institute for work in "Campaigns for Proficiency" in Springfield, Boston and Lawrence for training public school teachers and youth workers in after-school programs in methods for using assessment data to develop effective strategies Boston300,000
Casa Dominica in Lawrence for MCAS remediation Lawrence125,000
JFYNetWorks for a matching grant Boston1,000,000
Astro Park Astronomy Facility at Barnstable High, an astronomy facility for multi-disciplinary programming Barnstable50,000
Framingham public schools dual-immersion program evaluation of best practices Framingham370,000
School link services at Pettengill House to provide advocacy counseling, referrals, emergency assistance and prevention education programs to the children and families of Triton Regional and Amesbury public schools Amesbury75,000
Clean slate program- provide classroom and community service supervision for youthful offenders. Springfield100,000
Whiz Kids Foundation Statewide75,000
Lynn after school program for at-risk youth Lynn15,000
Lawrence Learning Center and Community Development in the City of Lawrence Lawrence100,000
Invest-in-Kids after school program New Bedford180,000
Centro Latino de Chelsea - Chelsea50,000
Pilot program for non-profits for summer programs to non-profit students Statewide100,000
Pilot program to become academically proficient Randolph150,000

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