Program Authorization: La. Constitution of 1974 Article VIII Sec. 2; R.S. 36:647;17:21-27
The mission of the Title 3/Technology for Education Program is to provide funding for local education agencies to have professional development in the use of technologies that enhance teacher effectiveness and support student learning and achievement through the application, review and distribution of Technology Literacy Challenge Funds.
The goal of the Title 3/Technology for Education Program is to provide all educators and learners access to and effective use of technology.
OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
1. The Title 3/Technology for Education Program will demonstrate a 5%increase in the total projects rated effective in FY 1998-99.
Note: The LEAs retain responsibility for implementation of this program.
RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM
SOURCE OF FUNDING
This program is funded with federal funds through the Title 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994.
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 101.9% of the existing operating budget. It represents 100% of the total request ($227,442,929) for this program. The recommended amount reflects an increase in the formula grant allocation and anticipated carryforward funds.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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