7061-0011 - Foundation Reserve One Time Assistance

Account Description FY 2018
FY 2019
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7061-0011 Foundation Reserve One Time Assistance
For a reserve to provide extraordinary relief to school districts educating significant numbers of students who are residents of Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands who have enrolled in their schools, or in an educational entity to whom they pay tuition to educate their students, after October 2, 2017 due to the impact of hurricanes Maria and Irma; provided, that financial support shall be provided to said districts, on a full time equivalent basis, and in a manner consistent with the aid calculations made under the chapter 70 school aid program; provided further, that funds distributed from this item, shall not be considered prior year chapter 70 aid and shall not be used in the calculation of the minimum required local contribution for fiscal year 2020; and provided further, that the department of elementary and secondary education shall adopt equitable and proportionate guidelines and application procedures for grants to be made pursuant to this section within 60 days of enactment of this chapter
0 15,000,000

Increased funding to support new initiative.


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