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Program N: Adult Education

Program Authorization: R.S. 17:14; Adult Education Act P.L. 100-297

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Adult Education Program is to provide an academic opportunity for all individuals 16 years of age and older, with less than a high school education, not presently enrolled in the K-12 system, to continue their education to the level of high school completion and receive a high school equivalency diploma.

The goal of the Adult Education Program is to provide quality programs that will serve all segments of the undereducated adult population through local school systems, community-based organizations, public and private nonprofit agencies, post-secondary institutions, and literacy organizations.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

1. The Adult Education Program will increase by 2% the number of adult learners who complete the level in which they are enrolled and increase by 1% the number of GED completers by the end of FY 1998-99.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The source of funding for this program is general fund and federal funds. The federal funds are provided through the Adult Education Act, Public Law 100-297.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$5,044,395

$12,205,956

0

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$5,044,395

$12,205,956

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$5,044,395

$12,205,956

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$0

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 100% of the existing operating budget. It represents 94.2% of the total request ($12,955,956) for this program.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$125,000

 

General fund to support the Serenity 67 Program for adult literacy

$4,919,395

 

General fund allocations to local education agencies, non-profit organizations and institutions to support basic skills operation, GED test preparation and literacy training to eligible

 

 

adults

$7,161,561

 

Federal fund allocations to local education agencies, non-profit organizations and institutions to support basic skills operation, GED test preparation and literacy training to eligible

 

 

adults

 

 

 

$12,205,956

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

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


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