Appropriation #2006091 $3,340.00
The Universal Studios’ crew members who were filming Evan Almighty in Crozet have donated $3,340.00 to be used for tree planting in the Crozet Greenways.
Appropriation #2006092 $126,320.70
At its meetings on May 25, 2006 and June 22, 2006, the School Board approved the following appropriations:
The School Board Chair and the Board Clerk believe that an additional appropriation from Board reserve should be made to cover the NSBA and superintendent search expenses. The NSBA expenses total $2,600. The additional superintendent search expenses total $4,300.
Western Albemarle High School received a donation of $1,000.00 from Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Quayle III. It has been requested that this donation be used to install a scoreboard at the boy’s Lacrosse field at Western Albemarle High School.
Greer Elementary School received a donation in the amount of $300.00 from the Guenther Family. It has been requested that this donation go towards any classroom needs at Greer Elementary School.
Migrant is a federally funded program designed to locate all eligible migrant students residing within the regional district, evaluate their individual needs, and offer services to meet those needs. There is a fund balance retained by the state in the amount of $23,132.11, and a local fund balance of $13,500 from FY04/05 which may be reappropriated for FY05/06. The funds will be spent on salaries, benefits, educational materials, travel and printing.
Title III is a federally funded program designed to improve student learning by states and districts as part of a comprehensive approach to close the achievement gap especially between children who are limited English proficient and their peers. Funding for FY05/06 was increased by $19,672.59 from the original budget amount of $79,685. The funds will be used to pay salaries and benefits.
Adult Education is a federally and state funded program, providing educational opportunities to adults whose skills in reading, mathematics, and other subjects are below the 12th grade level. The services include assistance in preparing for the General Equivalency Diploma exam (GED), developing basic educational skills, and learning English as a Second Language. Funding from the state for FY05/06 was increased by $1,666 from the original budget amount of $90,000. The funds will be used to pay for salaries and educational materials.
Albemarle County Public Schools received funds from the Department of Education for Emergency Impact Aid for students enrolled in our school division who were displaced by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The funds will be used to pay compensation of personnel, acquiring curricular material and classroom supplies, providing basic instructional services and supporting services for displaced students. All funds must be obligated by July 31, 2006 or returned to the federal government.
Title V, Part A provides formula grants to State and local education agencies and is designed to increase the academic achievement of, and improve the quality of education for, all students. Excess funds for personnel and benefits were transferred so that non-fiction materials in SOL subject areas could be purchased for the library at Walton Middle School. This transfer and subsequent purchase caused expenditures to exceed the appropriation for FY05/06.
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