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HB19-1008

Include Career And Technical Education In Building Excellent Schools Today Program

Concerning the provision of grants for career and technical education capital construction through the "Building Excellent Schools Today Act".
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

School district capital construction assistance program - grants to support career and technical education. The act amends the "Building Excellent Schools Today Act" to allow the public school capital construction assistance board (board) to provide grants to support career and technical education capital construction, which is defined as:

  • New construction or retrofitting of public school facilities for certain career and technical education programs; and
  • Equipment necessary for individual student learning and classroom instruction, including equipment that provides access to instructional materials or that is necessary for professional use by a classroom teacher.

The act requires the board to report annually to the capital development committee and to the education and finance committees of the house of representatives and the senate, or to any successor committees, concerning the issuance and denial of career and technical education capital construction grants during the preceding year.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

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