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Budget Summary FY2016

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70096400 - Programs for English Language Learners in Gateway Cities
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015

Account Description FY2015
7009-6400 Programs for English Language Learners in Gateway Cities
For grants to establish and operate high-quality, intensive and targeted programs that shall rapidly increase English language learning for middle and high school students in school districts serving Gateway Cities; provided, that grant applications shall provide, at minimum, for after-school enrichment academies to operate during the spring and summer of 2016; provided further, that applications may also provide for acceleration academies to be held during school vacations or for Saturday sessions during the spring of 2016; provided further, that funds may be set aside for the administration of the programs; provided further, that any new grants awarded from this item in fiscal year 2016 shall comply with the grant application requirements set forth in item 7009-6400 of section 2 of chapter 38 of the acts of 2013; provided further, that the executive office of education may select the same evaluator in fiscal year 2016 as selected in fiscal year 2015; provided further, that grants shall be selected not later than October 1, 2015; and provided further, that appropriated funds may be expended for programs or activities during the summer months
2,139,754 1,200,000

Veto Explanation:   I am vetoing this item because it is not consistent with my House 1 recommendation.