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19-651 Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired

The mission of the Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired (LSVI) is to provide educational opportunities for children and youth who are visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities, to develop the vocational, personal and social skills necessary to lead satisfying and productive lives.

The goal of the Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired is to assure a safe, creative, and comprehensive learning environment that will maximize the full potential of its students and resources.

LSVI has three programs: Administration/Support Services Program, Instructional Services Program, and the Residential Services Program.

The Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired (LSVI), located in Baton Rouge, provides elementary and secondary education for visually handicapped children 3-21 years of age. The school is under the jurisdiction of the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and is operated by a superintendent appointed by the board.

BUDGET SUMMARY

This agency's recommended appropriation does not include any funds for short-term debt.

In addition to the above recommendation, $15,963 will be paid in Fiscal Year 1999-2000 for long-term debt incurred on behalf of this agency from the previous sale of bonds. Total long-term debt payments for the state for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 are reflected in the Governor's Executive Budget Supporting Document in Non-Appropriated Requirements, Schedule 22-922.

This agency's recommended appropriation also includes the following amount by means of financing for payments on the unfunded accrued liability of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System and the Teachers' Retirement System in accordance with the provisions of Article X, Section 29 of the Constitution of Louisiana:

State General Fund (Direct)

 

$212,239

State General Fund by:

 

 

     Interagency Transfers

 

      8,843

 

 

 

Total

 

$221,082


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