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Budget Summary FY2016

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70100033 - Literacy Programs
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015

Account Description FY2015
7010-0033 Literacy Programs
For a literacy and early literacy grant program and to support Reading Recovery; provided, that Reading Recovery shall receive an amount not less than the amount appropriated in item 7030-1005 in section 2 of chapter 165 of the acts of 2014; provided further, that the department of elementary and secondary education shall develop a consolidated literacy grant application process; provided further, that programs shall provide ongoing evaluation of outcomes; provided further, that programs receiving funding through this item shall document the outcomes of the programs; provided further, that evaluations shall be compared to measurable goals and benchmarks that shall be developed by the department of elementary and secondary education; provided further, that the department shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on education not later than March 1, 2016 to detail state support for literacy and early literacy programs; and provided further, that the report shall include for each program: (i) the number of children served, delineated by age and school; (ii) the percentage of children who receive free and reduced lunch; (iii) the number of children who are English language learners; (iv) the number of students who receive special education services; (v) outcome measures used by the program to evaluate success; and (vi) a comparison to other literacy programs that use similar outcome measures
1,895,017 2,000,000