FUND(S):



Sources of Revenue:

General Fund

Legislation creates:

Neither Program nor Fund



Fiscal Note Summary


Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.


    



Fiscal Note Detail


Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2009
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2010
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 10,000,000 10,000,000
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 0 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0


Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):


    The purpose of this bill is to authorize the State Board of Education to adopt reading, language arts and mathematics proficiency standards for students in grades three and eight, to create critical skills instructional support programs for students who do not meet proficiency standards established by the State Board, and to provide for the retention of students who do not meet the proficiency standards established by the State Board and who do not successfully complete a critical skills instructional support program.
    
    The estimated cost of bill will be the amount appropriated for this purpose. It is estimated that the total cost will be $10 million to fully implement the program for all students, however, the program can be implemented in phases according to the funds available.
    



Memorandum


     Person submitting Fiscal Note: Pam Bird for Joe Panetta
     Email Address: pbird@access.k12.wv.us