70100005 - Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Account Description FY2018
Spending
FY2019
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7010-0005 Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
For the operation of the department of elementary and secondary education; provided, that notwithstanding chapter 66A of the General Laws, the department of elementary and secondary education, the department of early education and care, the department of children and families and the disabled persons protection commission may share with each other personal data regarding students who receive services in special education programs approved, licensed, monitored or regulated by the department of elementary and secondary education and the department of early education and care to carry out their respective responsibilities under state and federal law; provided further, that the department of elementary and secondary education may fund direct support to teachers and administrators who are providing services to assist in state education initiatives; provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for the implementation of a program to support civics education learning opportunities in coordination with the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library Foundation, that focuses on underserved communities across the commonwealth; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the implementation of recovery high schools; provided further, that not less than the amount appropriated in item 7010-0005 in section 2 of chapter 47 of the acts of 2017 for the town of Ashland shall be expended again in fiscal year 2019; provided further, that not less than the amount appropriated in item 7010-0005 in section 2 of chapter 47 of the acts of 2017 for Framingham public schools shall be expended again in fiscal year 2019; provided further, that not less than $15,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts History Day state competition; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended by the department to study and report on a policy and practice review, along with a needs assessment, regarding education in the public schools, of the children who are capable of achieving beyond the age-based grades and those who are gifted as defined by federal law; and provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate to expand civics education programs, including investments in curriculum and technology
13,962,832 12,988,711