|Date Requested:March 20, 2009
Time Requested:11:25 AM
| FUND(S) |
Sources of Revenue
Legislation creates:Neither Program nor Fund
Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.
|Effect of Proposal||Fiscal Year|
|1. Estmated Total Cost||0||10,000,000||10,000,000|
|Repairs and Alterations||0||0||0|
|2. Estimated Total Revenues||0||0||0|
3. 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.