70101192 - Educational Improvement Projects Earmarks

Account Description FY2018
Spending
FY2019
GAA
7010-1192 Educational Improvement Projects Earmarks
For grants to school districts for educational improvement projects; provided, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the New England Center for Children Partner Program at Parmenter Elementary School to help children on the autism spectrum; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for substance abuse prevention at Hopkinton high school; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the purpose of maintaining or reducing the Peabody public school system's kindergarten class size; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the North Reading Public Schools' 1:1 Initiative school technology grant; provided further, that not less than $130,000 shall be expended for the asbestos abatement and ceiling replacement project at the Turkey Hill school in Lunenberg; provided further, that not less than $60,000 shall be expended to the town of Millis to perform renovations in the auditorium of Millis High School; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to the town of Wrentham to be allocated equally amongst the King Philip Regional, Norfolk, Plainville and Wrentham school districts; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to the Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School; provided further, that $75,000 shall be expended for music programming for the public schools in the city of Everett; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for access to technology for students at the public schools in the city of Everett; provided further, that not less than $5,000 shall be expended for automatic defibrillators for the Freetown-Lakeville Athletic Association, Inc.; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended to the Weymouth public schools for new security features and practical training exercises for school staff; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for Calmer Choice, Inc. for the development and support of anti-addiction programs in schools in districts including, but not limited to, Monomoy regional school district, Mashpee school district, Barnstable school district, Nauset regional school district and Dennis-Yarmouth regional school district; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended to the New Democracy Coalition of Massachusetts, Inc., for civic education curriculum and youth programming related to the work of the late Dr. Martin Luther King; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Berkshire County Education Task Force to establish a plan of action to develop a sustainable and efficient countywide public education system; provided further, that the task force shall collaborate with the department of elementary and secondary education; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the adaptive music program at the Community Music School of Springfield, Inc. in the city of Springfield; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for classroom upgrades at the Woodland, Powder Mill and High Schools in the town of Southwick; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the purposes of a pilot project to connect organic gardening, outdoor exercise, healthy food, food preparation and elementary school aged children in the greater Northampton area, operated by Grow Food Northampton; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for technology upgrades in the Whitman-Hanson Regional School District; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for improvements in the Sandwich public schools; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for improvements for buildings within the Upper Cape Cod regional school district; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended for improvements to Norwell public schools; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for the operation of Camp Pohelo in the town of Tewksbury; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for the establishment of the Shawsheen Valley Full Potential Project summer camp at the Shawsheen Valley Regional Technical High School; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Brockton public school district; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Springfield public school district to continue data-supported programming to address the needs of at-risk middle and high school students; provided further, that not less than $60,000 shall be expended on Methuen High School for mental health services; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to the town of Westford for the construction, renovation and upgrade of a new playground at the Norman E. Day Elementary School in the town of Westford; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended for a certified nursing assistance program in the Ware Public Schools; provided further that, notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, no funds shall be transferred from this item to any other item of appropriation; and provided further that funds shall be expended fully and on a schedule consistent with the provisions of section 9B of chapter 29 of the General Laws
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