70100005 - Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Account Description FY2009
7010-0005 Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
For the operation of the department of elementary and secondary education; provided, that not later than November 17, 2009, the department shall submit a progress report to the secretary of administration and finance, the chairs of the house and senate committees on ways and means and the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education on efforts by the department to further define and advance the strategic vision of the department, along with a detailed implementation plan for realizing that vision; and provided further, that the department, in collaboration with the commission on gay and lesbian youth established by section 67 of chapter 3 of the General Laws, may allocate funds for programming to ensure public schools' compliance with the board of elementary and secondary education's recommendations, which take into account the commission's recommendations, for the support and safety of gay and lesbian students and the implementation of related suicide and violence prevention efforts and reduction of health disparities for GLBT youth
15,689,897 13,750,821

Budget Reduction Explanation:   Reduces payroll and administrative expenses.