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SF 588 - 2008-2009 Education Budget - Key Vote

Iowa Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: 2008-2009 Education Budget

Note:

NOTE: THIS BILL WAS SIGNED AFTER A LINE ITEM VETO(S).

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (53-42) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (37-13) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (56-40) - (Key vote)

Title: 2008-2009 Education Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds for the Department of Education for fiscal year 2007-2008.

Highlights:
-$395,600, for work study programs (Sec. 3). -$25 million to enhance programs at Iowa's three state universities (Sec. 9.1(f)). -$253.9 million for the Department of Education, including $23.78 million for the Iowa Empowerment Fund and $15 million for statewide voluntary preschool program (Sec. 6). -Establishes a voluntary core curriculum for all school districts and accredited non-public schools (Sec. 13). -Establishes a teacher shortage loan forgiveness program (Sec. 27).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (43-7) - (Key vote)

Title: 2008-2009 Education Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds for the Department of Education for fiscal year 2007-2008.

Highlights:
-$395,600, for work study programs (Sec. 3). -$25 million to enhance programs at Iowa's three state universities (Sec. 9.1(f)). -$253.9 million for the Department of Education, including $23.78 million for the Iowa Empowerment Fund and $15 million for statewide voluntary preschool program (Sec. 6). -Establishes a voluntary core curriculum for all school districts and accredited non-public schools (Sec. 13). -Establishes a teacher shortage loan forgiveness program (Sec. 27).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: 2008 Education Budget

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