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Program E: Textbooks

Program Authorization: La. Constitution Article VIII, Sec. 13(A); and R.S. 17:351

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Textbooks Program is to provide financial assistance for nondiscriminatory, state-approved nonpublic schools to provide school children with textbooks, library books, and other materials of instruction.

The goal of the Textbooks Program is to equitably distribute the appropriated level of state support to each local school district for purchases of nonsectarian books for nonpublic school students.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

1. The Textbooks Program will reimburse funds at $27.02 per student and audit 5 schools on site by FY 1998-99.

1 Based on prior year's data.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded by the general fund.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$3,377,500

$3,377,500

0

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$3,377,500

$3,377,500

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$3,377,500

$3,377,500

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 100% of the total request ($3,377,500) for this program.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$3,377,500

 

Textbook funding for non-public school children to receive textbooks, library books and other materials of instruction. These funds are budgeted at $27.02 per student.

 

 

 

$3,377,500

 

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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