PUBLIC SCHOOLS, DIVISION OF; STATE GRANTS/K-12 PROGRAM - NON FEFP (Program)Governor's Recommendations
2022-23
Current Year Budget
2021-22
Difference
DollarsPositionsDollarsPositionsDollarsPositions
$225,372,9390.00$294,695,0180.00($69,322,079)0.00
 

 
Policy Area:  ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
Issue:            LEARNING THROUGH LISTENING

Justification
Governor's Recommendations 2022-23
The Governor's Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2022-23 includes the restoration of $150,000 in nonrecurring funding provided in Fiscal Year 2021-22 for the Learning through Listening Program to maintain the prior year funding level of $1,291,704. The Learning through Listening (LTL) Program creates opportunities for individual success by providing and promoting the effective use of accessible educational materials. LTL maintains two studio facilities and has eleven outreach offices around the state. This project facilitates support services and training to administrators, teachers, parents, and students on the use of digital audio books provided by Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic. This initiative provides digital audio textbooks and equipment to eligible students with print disabilities.