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Budget Summary FY2014

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70100005 - Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Data Current as of:  9/11/2013

Account Description FY2013
7010-0005 Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

For the operation of the department of elementary and secondary education; provided, that funds shall be expended for the oversight of education collaboratives; provided further, that no less than the following amounts shall be made available for equipment and maintenance grants: (a) $288,000 to the Hingham public schools (b) $262,705 to the Hull public schools and (c) $49,800 to the Cohasset Public schools; provided further, that the department, in collaboration with the commission on gay and lesbian youth established in section 67 of chapter 3 of the General Laws may allocate funds to ensure: public schools' support and safety of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students; the implementation of related suicide and violence prevention efforts; and the reduction of health disparities for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth; and provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for peer-to-peer inclusion programs for students with intellectual disabilities through Best Buddies Massachusetts

13,649,988 14,463,400

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for programs not recommended. The reduction in the item incorporates the amount of the stricken earmarked funds.