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Program D: Title 3/ Technology for Education

Program Authorization: La. Constitution of 1974 Article VIII Sec. 2; R.S. 36:647;17:21-27

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

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

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$223,198,818

0

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

    $223,198,818

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$4,244,111

0

 

Increase in annual federal grant award and projected carryforward funds

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$227,442,929

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$4,244,111

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

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.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have funding for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

OTHER CHARGES

$226,674,835

 

Allocation to local school districts

 

 

 

$226,674,835

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$768,094

 

Neglected and Delinquent funds to Public Safety and Corrections

 

 

 

$768,094

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

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