Senate File 493 - Reprinted SENATE FILE 493 BY COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS (SUCCESSOR TO SSB 1277) (As Amended and Passed by the Senate April 29, 2015 ) A BILL FOR An Act relating to the funding of, the operation of, and 1 appropriation of moneys to the college student aid 2 commission, the department for the blind, the department 3 of education, and the state board of regents, providing 4 for related matters, and providing effective date and 5 applicability provisions. 6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 7 SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm
S.F. 493 DIVISION I 1 FY 2015-2016 APPROPRIATIONS 2 DEPARTMENT FOR THE BLIND 3 Section 1. ADMINISTRATION. There is appropriated from 4 the general fund of the state to the department for the blind 5 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015, and ending June 6 30, 2016, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is 7 necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 8 1. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 9 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 10 equivalent positions: 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,298,358 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 88.00 13 2. For costs associated with universal access to audio 14 information for blind and print handicapped Iowans: 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 52,000 16 COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION 17 Sec. 2. There is appropriated from the general fund of the 18 state to the college student aid commission for the fiscal year 19 beginning July 1, 2015, and ending June 30, 2016, the following 20 amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the 21 purposes designated: 22 1. GENERAL ADMINISTRATION 23 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 24 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 25 equivalent positions: 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 431,896 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 3.95 28 2. STUDENT AID PROGRAMS 29 For payments to students for the Iowa grant program 30 established in section 261.93: 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 791,177 32 3. HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL RECRUITMENT PROGRAM 33 For the loan repayment program for health care professionals 34 established pursuant to section 261.115: 35 -1- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 1/ 66
S.F. 493 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 400,973 1 4. NATIONAL GUARD EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 2 For purposes of providing national guard educational 3 assistance under the program established in section 261.86: 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,100,233 5 5. TEACHER SHORTAGE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM 6 For the teacher shortage loan forgiveness program 7 established in section 261.112: 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 392,452 9 6. ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY FOSTER CARE GRANT PROGRAM 10 For purposes of the all Iowa opportunity foster care grant 11 program established pursuant to section 261.6: 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 554,057 13 7. ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 14 a. For purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship 15 program established pursuant to section 261.87: 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,240,854 17 b. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015, if the moneys 18 appropriated by the general assembly to the college student aid 19 commission for purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship 20 program exceed $500,000, “eligible institution” as defined in 21 section 261.87 shall, during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 22 2015, include accredited private institutions as defined in 23 section 261.9. 24 8. REGISTERED NURSE AND NURSE EDUCATOR LOAN FORGIVENESS 25 PROGRAM 26 For purposes of the registered nurse and nurse educator loan 27 forgiveness program established pursuant to section 261.116: 28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 80,852 29 9. BARBER AND COSMETOLOGY ARTS AND SCIENCES TUITION GRANT 30 PROGRAM 31 For purposes of the barber and cosmetology arts and sciences 32 tuition grant program established pursuant to section 261.61: 33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 36,938 34 10. TEACH IOWA SCHOLAR PROGRAM 35 -2- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 2/ 66
S.F. 493 For purposes of the teach Iowa scholar program established 1 pursuant to section 261.110: 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,300,000 3 11. RURAL IOWA PRIMARY CARE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM 4 For purposes of the rural Iowa primary care loan repayment 5 program established pursuant to section 261.113: 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,600,000 7 12. RURAL IOWA ADVANCED REGISTERED NURSE PRACTITIONER AND 8 PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM 9 For purposes of the rural Iowa advanced registered nurse 10 practitioner and physician assistant loan repayment program 11 established pursuant to section 261.114: 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 400,000 13 Sec. 3. IOWA TUITION GRANT APPROPRIATIONS FOR FY 14 2015-2016. Notwithstanding the standing appropriations 15 in the following designated sections for the fiscal year 16 beginning July 1, 2015, and ending June 30, 2016, the amounts 17 appropriated from the general fund of the state to the college 18 student aid commission pursuant to these sections for the 19 following designated purposes shall not exceed the following 20 amounts: 21 1. For Iowa tuition grants under section 261.25, subsection 22 1: 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 50,413,448 24 2. For tuition grants for students attending for-profit 25 accredited private institutions located in Iowa under section 26 261.25, subsection 2: 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,075,000 28 Sec. 4. CHIROPRACTIC LOAN FUNDS. Notwithstanding section 29 261.72, the moneys deposited in the chiropractic loan 30 revolving fund created pursuant to section 261.72 may be used 31 for purposes of the chiropractic loan forgiveness program 32 established in section 261.73. 33 Sec. 5. WORK-STUDY APPROPRIATION FOR FY 2015-2016. 34 Notwithstanding section 261.85, for the fiscal year beginning 35 -3- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 3/ 66
S.F. 493 July 1, 2015, and ending June 30, 2016, the amount appropriated 1 from the general fund of the state to the college student aid 2 commission for the work-study program under section 261.85 3 shall be zero. 4 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 5 Sec. 6. There is appropriated from the general fund of 6 the state to the department of education for the fiscal year 7 beginning July 1, 2015, and ending June 30, 2016, the following 8 amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the 9 purposes designated: 10 1. GENERAL ADMINISTRATION 11 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 12 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 13 equivalent positions: 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 6,404,047 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 81.67 16 By December 15, 2016, the school climate and bullying work 17 group, convened as provided under 2015 Iowa Acts, Senate File 18 345, section 7, if enacted, shall submit its findings and 19 recommendations in a final report to the general assembly. 20 2. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION 21 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 22 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 23 equivalent positions: 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 598,197 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 11.50 26 3. VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES DIVISION 27 a. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 28 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 29 equivalent positions: 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,911,200 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 255.00 32 For purposes of optimizing the job placement of individuals 33 with disabilities, the division shall make its best efforts 34 to work with community rehabilitation program providers for 35 -4- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 4/ 66
S.F. 493 job placement and retention services for individuals with 1 significant disabilities and most significant disabilities. By 2 January 15, 2016, the division shall submit a written report to 3 the general assembly on the division’s outreach efforts with 4 community rehabilitation program providers. 5 b. For matching moneys for programs to enable persons 6 with severe physical or mental disabilities to function more 7 independently, including salaries and support, and for not more 8 than the following full-time equivalent position: 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 89,128 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 11 c. For the entrepreneurs with disabilities program 12 established pursuant to section 259.4, subsection 9: 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 145,535 14 d. For costs associated with centers for independent 15 living: 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 90,294 17 4. STATE LIBRARY 18 a. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 19 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 20 equivalent positions: 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,715,063 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 29.00 23 b. For the enrich Iowa program established under section 24 256.57: 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,574,228 26 5. PUBLIC BROADCASTING DIVISION 27 For salaries, support, maintenance, capital expenditures, 28 and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following 29 full-time equivalent positions: 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 8,073,846 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 86.00 32 6. REGIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCILS 33 For state aid: 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 992,913 35 -5- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 5/ 66
S.F. 493 a. The regional telecommunications councils established 1 pursuant to section 8D.5, subsection 2, shall use the moneys 2 appropriated in this subsection to provide technical assistance 3 for network classrooms, planning and troubleshooting for local 4 area networks, scheduling of video sites, and other related 5 support activities. 6 b. Moneys appropriated in this subsection shall 7 be distributed by the department to the regional 8 telecommunications councils based upon usage by region. 9 7. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TO SECONDARY SCHOOLS 10 For reimbursement for vocational education expenditures made 11 by secondary schools: 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,630,134 13 Moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be used 14 to reimburse school districts for vocational education 15 expenditures made by secondary schools to meet the standards 16 set in sections 256.11, 258.4, and 260C.14. 17 8. SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE 18 For use as state matching moneys for federal programs that 19 shall be disbursed according to federal regulations, including 20 salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and 21 for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,176,797 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 20.58 24 9. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— GENERAL AID 25 For deposit in the school ready children grants account of 26 the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,386,113 28 a. From the moneys deposited in the school ready children 29 grants account for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015, and 30 ending June 30, 2016, not more than $265,950 is allocated for 31 the early childhood Iowa office and other technical assistance 32 activities. Moneys allocated under this lettered paragraph 33 may be used by the early childhood Iowa state board for the 34 purpose of skills development and support for ongoing training 35 -6- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 6/ 66
S.F. 493 of staff. However, except as otherwise provided in this 1 subsection, moneys shall not be used for additional staff or 2 for the reimbursement of staff. 3 b. Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for 4 deposit in the school ready children grants account of the 5 early childhood Iowa fund, $2,318,018 shall be used for efforts 6 to improve the quality of early care, health, and education 7 programs. Moneys allocated pursuant to this paragraph may be 8 used for additional staff and for the reimbursement of staff. 9 The early childhood Iowa state board may reserve a portion 10 of the allocation, not to exceed $88,650, for the technical 11 assistance expenses of the early childhood Iowa state office, 12 including the reimbursement of staff, and shall distribute 13 the remainder to early childhood Iowa areas for local quality 14 improvement efforts through a methodology identified by the 15 early childhood Iowa state board to make the most productive 16 use of the funding, which may include use of the distribution 17 formula, grants, or other means. 18 c. Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for 19 deposit in the school ready children grants account of 20 the early childhood Iowa fund, $825,030 shall be used for 21 support of professional development and training activities 22 for persons working in early care, health, and education by 23 the early childhood Iowa state board in collaboration with 24 the professional development component groups maintained by 25 the early childhood Iowa stakeholders alliance pursuant to 26 section 256I.12, subsection 7, paragraph “b”, and the early 27 childhood Iowa area boards. Expenditures shall be limited to 28 professional development and training activities agreed upon by 29 the parties participating in the collaboration. 30 10. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— PRESCHOOL TUITION 31 ASSISTANCE 32 For deposit in the school ready children grants account of 33 the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,428,877 35 -7- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 7/ 66
S.F. 493 11. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— FAMILY SUPPORT AND PARENT 1 EDUCATION 2 For deposit in the school ready children grants account of 3 the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 12,364,434 5 12. BIRTH TO AGE THREE SERVICES 6 a. For expansion of the federal Individuals with 7 Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, Pub. L. No. 8 108-446, as amended to January 1, 2015, birth through age three 9 services due to increased numbers of children qualifying for 10 those services: 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,721,400 12 b. From the moneys appropriated in this subsection, 13 $383,769 shall be allocated to the child health specialty 14 clinics administered by the state university of Iowa in order 15 to provide additional support for infants and toddlers who are 16 born prematurely, drug-exposed, or medically fragile. 17 13. EARLY HEAD START PROJECTS 18 a. For early head start projects: 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 600,000 20 b. The moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be 21 used for implementation and expansion of early head start 22 pilot projects addressing the comprehensive cognitive, social, 23 emotional, and developmental needs of children from birth to 24 age three, including prenatal support for qualified families. 25 The projects shall promote healthy prenatal outcomes and 26 healthy family functioning, and strengthen the development of 27 infants and toddlers in low-income families. Priority shall be 28 given to those organizations that have previously qualified for 29 and received state funding to administer an early head start 30 project. 31 14. TEXTBOOKS OF NONPUBLIC SCHOOL PUPILS 32 a. To provide moneys for costs of providing textbooks 33 to each resident pupil who attends a nonpublic school as 34 authorized by section 301.1: 35 -8- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 8/ 66
S.F. 493 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 650,214 1 b. Funding under this subsection is limited to $20 per 2 pupil and shall not exceed the comparable services offered to 3 resident public school pupils. 4 15. STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AND TEACHER QUALITY PROGRAM 5 For purposes of the student achievement and teacher quality 6 program established pursuant to chapter 284, and for not more 7 than the following full-time equivalent positions: 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 55,639,476 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.00 10 16. JOBS FOR AMERICA’S GRADUATES 11 For school districts to provide direct services to the 12 most at-risk senior high school students enrolled in school 13 districts through direct intervention by a jobs for America’s 14 graduates specialist: 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 700,000 16 17. ATTENDANCE CENTER PERFORMANCE/GENERAL INTERNET SITE AND 17 DATA SYSTEM SUPPORT 18 For development of criteria and administration of a process 19 for school districts to establish specific performance goals 20 and to evaluate the performance of each attendance center 21 operated by the district in order to arrive at an overall 22 school performance grade and report card for each attendance 23 center, for internet site and data system support, and for not 24 more than the following full-time equivalent positions: 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.00 27 18. ADMINISTRATOR MENTORING/COACHING AND SUPPORT SYSTEM 28 For purposes of the beginning administrator mentoring and 29 induction program created pursuant to section 284A.5 and for 30 development and implementation of the coaching and support 31 system to support administrators pursuant to section 256.9, 32 subsection 63, paragraph “b”: 33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,000,000 34 19. ENGLISH LANGUAGE LITERACY GRANT PROGRAM 35 -9- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 9/ 66
S.F. 493 For purposes of the English language literacy for all 1 grant program established in accordance with section 256.9, 2 subsection 65: 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000 4 By November 1, 2015, the 25 Iowa school districts with 5 the largest number of students identified as limited English 6 proficient and providing educational programming because of 7 that identification shall submit a report to the department 8 in a manner prescribed by the department that includes the 9 following information: 10 a. A cost accounting of moneys expended on limited English 11 proficiency programming by the school district. 12 b. An identification of all native languages represented 13 by limited English proficient students who are served by the 14 school district. 15 c. The average number of years spent in English language 16 learner programming for limited English proficient students 17 served by the school district. 18 d. The number of full-time equivalent employees directly 19 serving limited English proficient students and the 20 student-to-teacher ratios for such students. 21 e. A review of the number and the percentage of the total of 22 limited English proficient students achieving English language 23 proficiency over the previous five years. 24 f. A list of English language learner programs not developed 25 by the district that are being utilized by the school district 26 for limited English proficient students. 27 20. ONLINE STATE JOB POSTING SYSTEM 28 For purposes of administering the online state job posting 29 system in accordance with section 256.27: 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 250,000 31 21. COMMISSION AND COUNCIL SUPPORT 32 For the costs of providing department support to education 33 commissions and councils established pursuant to 2013 Iowa 34 Acts, chapter 121, including but not limited to the commission 35 -10- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 10/ 66
S.F. 493 on educator leadership and compensation and the council on 1 educator development: 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 25,000 3 22. AREA EDUCATION AGENCY SUPPORT SYSTEM 4 For administration of a system by which area education 5 agencies shall support school districts implementing frameworks 6 or comparable systems approved pursuant to section 284.15, 7 subsection 6: 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,000,000 9 23. SUCCESSFUL PROGRESSION FOR EARLY READERS 10 For distribution to school districts for implementation of 11 section 279.68, subsection 2: 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,500,000 13 24. EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR LITERACY 14 For purposes of administering the early warning system for 15 literacy established in accordance with section 279.68 and 16 rules adopted in accordance with section 256.7, subsection 31: 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,000,000 18 The department shall administer and distribute to school 19 districts and accredited nonpublic schools, without cost to the 20 school districts and accredited nonpublic schools, the early 21 warning assessment system that allows teachers to screen and 22 monitor student literacy skills from prekindergarten through 23 grade six. 24 25. IOWA READING RESEARCH CENTER 25 a. For purposes of the Iowa reading research center in 26 order to implement, in collaboration with the area education 27 agencies, the provisions of section 256.9, subsection 53, 28 paragraph “c”: 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,000,000 30 b. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys received by the 31 department pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered 32 or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert 33 but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes 34 specified in this subsection for the following fiscal year. 35 -11- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 11/ 66
S.F. 493 26. COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION 1 For implementation, in collaboration with the area education 2 agencies, of certain recommendations of the competency-based 3 instruction task force established pursuant to 2012 Iowa Acts, 4 chapter 1119, section 2, and for not more than the following 5 full-time equivalent position: 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 425,000 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 8 The moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be used 9 to provide grants under a competency-based instruction 10 grant program, for writing model competencies, for plans and 11 templates, to develop the assessment validation rubric and 12 model assessments, and to design professional development in 13 accordance with the recommendations of the task force. 14 Notwithstanding section 8.33 , moneys received by the 15 department pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered 16 or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert 17 but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes 18 specified in this subsection for the following fiscal year. 19 27. STATE SUPPLEMENTAL ASSISTANCE FOR HIGH-NEED SCHOOLS 20 For purposes of implementing the supplemental assistance for 21 high-need schools provisions of section 284.11: 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10,000,000 23 28. IOWA ACADEMIC STANDARDS 24 To support each school district’s implementation of state 25 academic standards, including but not limited to providing 26 additional resources to educators in social studies and 27 science: 28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,500,000 29 29. FOUR-YEAR CAREER PLANNING SYSTEM FOR GRADES 9-12 30 To continue the career planning required under section 31 279.61: 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 600,000 33 30. MIDWESTERN HIGHER EDUCATION COMPACT 34 a. For distribution to the midwestern higher education 35 -12- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 12/ 66
S.F. 493 compact to pay Iowa’s member state annual obligation: 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 100,000 2 b. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated 3 for distribution to the midwestern higher education compact 4 pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered or 5 unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert 6 but shall remain available for expenditure for the purpose 7 designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year. 8 31. AREA EDUCATION AGENCIES 9 For distribution to the area education agencies: 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,000,000 11 32. COMMUNITY COLLEGES 12 a. For general state financial aid to merged areas as 13 defined in section 260C.2 in accordance with chapters 258 and 14 260C: 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $209,369,053 16 Notwithstanding the allocation formula in section 260C.18C, 17 the moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be allocated 18 as follows: 19 (1) Merged Area I 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10,296,828 21 (2) Merged Area II 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10,382,905 23 (3) Merged Area III 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,617,073 25 (4) Merged Area IV 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,734,793 27 (5) Merged Area V 28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 11,908,580 29 (6) Merged Area VI 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,225,872 31 (7) Merged Area VII 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 14,037,910 33 (8) Merged Area IX 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 17,812,064 35 -13- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 13/ 66
S.F. 493 (9) Merged Area X 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 32,751,130 2 (10) Merged Area XI 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 35,561,473 4 (11) Merged Area XII 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 11,564,899 6 (12) Merged Area XIII 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 12,749,266 8 (13) Merged Area XIV 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,826,548 10 (14) Merged Area XV 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 15,144,997 12 (15) Merged Area XVI 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 8,754,715 14 b. For distribution to community colleges to supplement 15 faculty salaries: 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000 17 Sec. 7. SCHOOL FUNDING INEQUITIES —— INTERIM STUDY. The 18 legislative council is requested to establish a study committee 19 for the 2015 interim to examine issues relating to per 20 pupil funding inequities under the school finance formula, 21 including but not limited to transportation costs inequities 22 between school districts. The study committee shall submit 23 its findings and recommendations in a report to the general 24 assembly by December 14, 2015. 25 STATE BOARD OF REGENTS 26 Sec. 8. There is appropriated from the general fund of 27 the state to the state board of regents for the fiscal year 28 beginning July 1, 2015, and ending June 30, 2016, the following 29 amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the 30 purposes designated: 31 1. OFFICE OF STATE BOARD OF REGENTS 32 a. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 33 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 34 equivalent positions: 35 -14- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 14/ 66
S.F. 493 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,094,714 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 15.00 2 The state board of regents shall submit a monthly financial 3 report in a format agreed upon by the state board of regents 4 office and the legislative services agency. The report 5 submitted in December 2015 shall include the five-year 6 graduation rates for the regents universities. 7 b. For moneys to be allocated to the southwest Iowa regents 8 resource center in Council Bluffs: 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 182,734 10 c. For moneys to be allocated to the northwest Iowa regents 11 resource center in Sioux City under section 262.9, subsection 12 22: 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 96,114 14 d. For moneys to be allocated to the quad-cities graduate 15 studies center: 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,000 17 e. For moneys to be distributed to Iowa public radio for 18 public radio operations: 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 391,568 20 2. STATE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA 21 a. General university, including lakeside laboratory 22 For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial 23 aid, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the 24 following full-time equivalent positions: 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $234,964,158 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 5,058.55 27 b. Oakdale campus 28 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 29 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 30 equivalent positions: 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,186,558 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 38.25 33 c. State hygienic laboratory 34 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 35 -15- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 15/ 66
S.F. 493 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 1 equivalent positions: 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,402,615 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 102.50 4 d. Family practice program 5 For allocation by the dean of the college of medicine, with 6 approval of the advisory board, to qualified participants 7 to carry out the provisions of chapter 148D for the family 8 practice residency education program, including salaries 9 and support, and for not more than the following full-time 10 equivalent positions: 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,788,265 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 190.40 13 e. Child health care services 14 For specialized child health care services, including 15 childhood cancer diagnostic and treatment network programs, 16 rural comprehensive care for hemophilia patients, and the 17 Iowa high-risk infant follow-up program, including salaries 18 and support, and for not more than the following full-time 19 equivalent positions: 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 659,456 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 57.97 22 f. Statewide cancer registry 23 For the statewide cancer registry, and for not more than the 24 following full-time equivalent positions: 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 149,051 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.10 27 g. Substance abuse consortium 28 For moneys to be allocated to the Iowa consortium for 29 substance abuse research and evaluation, and for not more than 30 the following full-time equivalent position: 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 55,529 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 33 h. Center for biocatalysis 34 For the center for biocatalysis, and for not more than the 35 -16- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 16/ 66
S.F. 493 following full-time equivalent positions: 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 723,727 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 6.28 3 i. Primary health care initiative 4 For the primary health care initiative in the college 5 of medicine, and for not more than the following full-time 6 equivalent positions: 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 648,930 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 5.89 9 From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph, 10 $254,889 shall be allocated to the department of family 11 practice at the state university of Iowa college of medicine 12 for family practice faculty and support staff. 13 j. Birth defects registry 14 For the birth defects registry, and for not more than the 15 following full-time equivalent position: 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 38,288 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 18 k. Larned A. Waterman Iowa nonprofit resource center 19 For the Larned A. Waterman Iowa nonprofit resource center, 20 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent 21 positions: 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 162,539 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.75 24 l. Iowa online advanced placement academy science, 25 technology, engineering, and mathematics initiative 26 For the establishment of the Iowa online advanced placement 27 academy science, technology, engineering, and mathematics 28 initiative established pursuant to section 263.8A: 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 481,849 30 m. Iowa flood center 31 For the Iowa flood center for use by the university’s college 32 of engineering pursuant to section 466C.1: 33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,500,000 34 3. IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 35 -17- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 17/ 66
S.F. 493 a. General university 1 For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial 2 aid, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the 3 following full-time equivalent positions: 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $186,186,973 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 3,647.42 6 b. Agricultural experiment station 7 For the agricultural experiment station salaries, support, 8 maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than 9 the following full-time equivalent positions: 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 29,886,877 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 546.98 12 c. Cooperative extension service in agriculture and home 13 economics 14 For the cooperative extension service in agriculture 15 and home economics salaries, support, maintenance, and 16 miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following 17 full-time equivalent positions: 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 18,266,722 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 383.34 20 d. Leopold center 21 For agricultural research grants at Iowa state university of 22 science and technology under section 266.39B, and for not more 23 than the following full-time equivalent positions: 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 397,417 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 11.25 26 e. Livestock disease research 27 For deposit in and the use of the livestock disease research 28 fund under section 267.8: 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 172,844 30 4. UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA 31 a. General university 32 For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial 33 aid, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the 34 following full-time equivalent positions: 35 -18- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 18/ 66
S.F. 493 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 96,176,732 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1,447.50 2 b. Recycling and reuse center 3 For purposes of the recycling and reuse center, and for not 4 more than the following full-time equivalent positions: 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 175,256 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 3.00 7 c. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) 8 collaborative initiative 9 For purposes of the science, technology, engineering, 10 and mathematics (STEM) collaborative initiative established 11 pursuant to section 268.7, and for not more than the following 12 full-time equivalent positions: 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,200,000 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 6.20 15 (1) Except as otherwise provided in this lettered 16 paragraph, the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph 17 shall be expended for salaries, staffing, institutional 18 support, activities directly related to recruitment of 19 kindergarten through grade 12 mathematics and science teachers, 20 and for ongoing mathematics and science programming for 21 students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 12. 22 (2) The university of northern Iowa shall work with the 23 community colleges to develop STEM professional development 24 programs for community college instructors and STEM curriculum 25 development. 26 (3) From the moneys appropriated in this lettered 27 paragraph, not less than $500,000 shall be used to provide 28 technology education opportunities to high school, 29 career academy, and community college students through a 30 public-private partnership, as well as opportunities for 31 students and faculties at these institutions to secure 32 broad-based information technology certification. The 33 partnership shall provide all of the following: 34 (a) A research-based curriculum. 35 -19- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 19/ 66
S.F. 493 (b) Online access to the curriculum. 1 (c) Instructional software for classroom and student use. 2 (d) Certification of skills and competencies in a broad base 3 of information technology-related skill areas. 4 (e) Professional development for teachers. 5 (f) Deployment and program support, including but not 6 limited to integration with current curriculum standards. 7 d. Real estate education program 8 For purposes of the real estate education program, and for 9 not more than the following full-time equivalent position: 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 125,302 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 12 5. STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF 13 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 14 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 15 equivalent positions: 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,645,533 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 126.60 18 6. IOWA BRAILLE AND SIGHT SAVING SCHOOL 19 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 20 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 21 equivalent positions: 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,022,370 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 62.87 24 7. TUITION AND TRANSPORTATION COSTS 25 For payment to local school boards for the tuition and 26 transportation costs of students residing in the Iowa braille 27 and sight saving school and the state school for the deaf 28 pursuant to section 262.43 and for payment of certain clothing, 29 prescription, and transportation costs for students at these 30 schools pursuant to section 270.5: 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 11,763 32 8. LICENSED CLASSROOM TEACHERS 33 For distribution at the Iowa braille and sight saving school 34 and the Iowa school for the deaf based upon the average yearly 35 -20- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 20/ 66
S.F. 493 enrollment at each school as determined by the state board of 1 regents: 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 82,049 3 Sec. 9. ENERGY COST-SAVINGS PROJECTS —— FINANCING. For 4 the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015, and ending June 30, 5 2016, the state board of regents may use notes, bonds, or 6 other evidences of indebtedness issued under section 262.48 to 7 finance projects that will result in energy cost savings in an 8 amount that will cause the state board to recover the cost of 9 the projects within an average of six years. 10 Sec. 10. PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS. Notwithstanding section 11 270.7, the department of administrative services shall pay 12 the state school for the deaf and the Iowa braille and sight 13 saving school the moneys collected from the counties during the 14 fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015, for expenses relating to 15 prescription drug costs for students attending the state school 16 for the deaf and the Iowa braille and sight saving school. 17 Sec. 11. Section 256A.3, subsection 5, Code 2015, is amended 18 by adding the following new paragraph: 19 NEW PARAGRAPH . c. Programs awarded grants under this 20 subsection shall meet the national association for the 21 education of young children program standards and accreditation 22 criteria, the Iowa quality preschool program standards and 23 criteria, or other approved program standards as determined by 24 the department of education. 25 Sec. 12. Section 256I.4, subsection 5, Code 2015, is amended 26 to read as follows: 27 5. Adopt common performance measures and data reporting 28 requirements, applicable statewide, for services, programs, 29 and activities provided by area boards. The data from common 30 performance measures and other data shall be posted on the 31 early childhood Iowa internet site and disseminated by other 32 means and shall also be aggregated to provide statewide 33 information. The state board shall establish a submission 34 deadline for the annual budget and any budget amendments 35 -21- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 21/ 66
S.F. 493 submitted by early childhood Iowa area boards in accordance 1 with section 256I.8, subsection 1, paragraph “d” , that allow a 2 reasonable period of time for preparation by the area boards 3 and for review and approval or request for modification of the 4 materials by the state board. 5 Sec. 13. Section 256I.4, Code 2015, is amended by adding the 6 following new subsection: 7 NEW SUBSECTION . 19. Direct staff to work with the early 8 childhood stakeholders alliance created in section 256I.12 to 9 inventory technical assistance needs. 10 Sec. 14. Section 256I.8, subsection 1, paragraph d, Code 11 2015, is amended to read as follows: 12 d. Submit an annual report on the effectiveness of the 13 community plan in addressing school readiness and children’s 14 health and safety needs to the state board and to the local 15 government bodies in the area. The annual report shall 16 indicate the effectiveness of the area board in addressing 17 state and locally determined goals and the progress on each 18 of the community-wide indicators identified by the area board 19 under paragraph “c” , subparagraph (5) . The report shall include 20 an annual budget developed for the following fiscal year for 21 the area’s comprehensive school ready children grant for 22 providing services for children from birth through five years 23 of age, and provide other information specified by the state 24 board, including budget amendments, as needed. In addition, 25 each area board must comply with reporting provisions and other 26 requirements adopted by the state board in implementing section 27 256I.9. 28 Sec. 15. Section 256I.11, subsection 2, Code 2015, is 29 amended to read as follows: 30 2. A school ready children grants account is created in 31 the fund under the authority of the director of the department 32 of education. Moneys credited to the account are appropriated 33 to and shall be distributed by the department in the form 34 of grants to early childhood Iowa areas pursuant to criteria 35 -22- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 22/ 66
S.F. 493 established by the state board in accordance with law. 1 a. Moneys appropriated for deposit in the school ready 2 children grants account for purposes of preschool tuition 3 assistance shall be used for early care, health, and education 4 programs to assist low-income parents with tuition for 5 preschool and other supportive services for children ages 6 three, four, and five who are not attending kindergarten 7 in order to increase the basic family income eligibility 8 requirement to not more than two hundred percent of the federal 9 poverty level. In addition, if sufficient funding is available 10 after addressing the needs of those who meet the basic income 11 eligibility requirement, an early childhood Iowa area board 12 may provide for eligibility for those with a family income in 13 excess of the basic income eligibility requirement through use 14 of a sliding scale or other copayment provisions. 15 b. Moneys appropriated for deposit in the school ready 16 children grants account for purposes of family support services 17 and parent education programs shall be targeted to families 18 expecting a child or with newborn and infant children through 19 age five and shall be distributed using the distribution 20 formula approved by the early childhood Iowa state board and 21 shall be used by an early childhood Iowa area board only for 22 family support services and parent education programs targeted 23 to families expecting a child or with newborn and infant 24 children through age five. 25 Sec. 16. Section 284.11, subsection 2, paragraph b, Code 26 2015, is amended to read as follows: 27 b. Develop a standardized process for distributing moneys 28 appropriated for supplemental assistance for high-need schools 29 under section 284.13, subsection 1 , paragraph “f” , to school 30 districts. In determining the process for distribution of such 31 moneys, the department shall take into consideration the amount 32 of moneys appropriated for supplemental assistance in high-need 33 schools for the given year and the minimal amount of moneys 34 needed to increase the academic achievement of students. A 35 -23- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 23/ 66
S.F. 493 school district receiving moneys pursuant to this section shall 1 certify annually to the department how the moneys distributed 2 to the school district pursuant to this section were used by 3 the school district. 4 Sec. 17. Section 284.11, subsections 4 and 5, Code 2015, are 5 amended to read as follows: 6 4. Moneys received and miscellaneous income. The 7 distribution of moneys allocated pursuant to section 284.13, 8 subsection 1 , paragraph “f” , appropriated for purposes of this 9 section to a school district shall be made in one payment on or 10 about October 15 of the fiscal year for which the appropriation 11 is made, taking into consideration the relative budget and cash 12 position of the state resources. Such moneys shall not be 13 commingled with state aid payments made under section 257.16 14 to a school district and shall be accounted for by the local 15 school district separately from state aid payments. Payments 16 made to school districts under this section are miscellaneous 17 income for purposes of chapter 257 . A school district shall 18 maintain a separate listing within its budget for payments 19 received and expenditures made pursuant to this section . 20 5. Moneys received to supplement salaries. Moneys State 21 moneys received by a school district pursuant to section 22 284.13, subsection 1 , paragraph “f” , for purposes of this 23 section shall be used to supplement and not supplant the 24 salary being received by a teacher in a high-need school, and 25 shall not be considered under chapter 20 by an arbitrator or 26 other third party in determining a comparison of the wages of 27 teachers in that high-need school with the wages of teachers in 28 other buildings or in another school district. 29 Sec. 18. Section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraphs a, b, c, 30 and d, Code 2015, are amended to read as follows: 31 a. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 2015 , and 32 ending June 30, 2015 2016 , to the department of education, the 33 amount of eight hundred forty-six thousand two hundred fifty 34 dollars for the issuance of national board certification awards 35 -24- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 24/ 66
S.F. 493 in accordance with section 256.44 . Of the amount allocated 1 under this paragraph, not less than eighty-five thousand 2 dollars shall be used to administer the ambassador to education 3 position in accordance with section 256.45 . 4 b. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 2015 , 5 and ending June 30, 2015 2016 , an amount up to four three 6 million twenty-one two hundred twenty thousand eight hundred 7 seventy-five dollars for first-year and second-year beginning 8 teachers, to the department of education for distribution to 9 school districts and area education agencies for purposes 10 of the beginning teacher mentoring and induction programs. 11 A school district or area education agency shall receive 12 one thousand three hundred dollars per beginning teacher 13 participating in the program. If the funds appropriated for 14 the program are insufficient to pay mentors, school districts, 15 and area education agencies as provided in this paragraph, 16 the department shall prorate the amount distributed to 17 school districts and area education agencies based upon the 18 amount appropriated. Moneys received by a school district 19 or area education agency pursuant to this paragraph shall be 20 expended to provide each mentor with an award of five hundred 21 dollars per semester, at a minimum, for participation in 22 the school district’s or area education agency’s beginning 23 teacher mentoring and induction program; to implement the 24 plan; and to pay any applicable costs of the employer’s share 25 of contributions to federal social security and the Iowa 26 public employees’ retirement system or a pension and annuity 27 retirement system established under chapter 294 , for such 28 amounts paid by the district or area education agency. 29 c. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 2015 , and 30 ending June 30, 2015 2016 , up to seven hundred eighty-six 31 thousand eight hundred sixteen dollars to the department for 32 purposes of implementing the professional development program 33 requirements of section 284.6 , assistance in developing model 34 evidence for teacher quality committees established pursuant to 35 -25- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 25/ 66
S.F. 493 section 284.4, subsection 1 , paragraph “c” , and the evaluator 1 training program in section 284.10 . A portion of the funds 2 allocated to the department for purposes of this paragraph may 3 be used by the department for administrative purposes and for 4 not more than four full-time equivalent positions. 5 d. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014 2015 , and 6 ending June 30, 2015 2016 , an amount up to one million one 7 hundred thirty-six thousand four hundred ten dollars to 8 the department for the establishment of teacher development 9 academies in accordance with section 284.6, subsection 10 . A 10 portion of the funds allocated to the department for purposes 11 of this paragraph may be used for administrative purposes. 12 Sec. 19. Section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraph e, 13 subparagraph (1), subparagraph divisions (a) and (b), Code 14 2015, are amended to read as follows: 15 (a) For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, and ending 16 June 30, 2015, fifty million dollars. 17 (b) For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015, and ending 18 June 30, 2016, fifty forty-nine million six hundred fifty 19 thousand dollars. 20 Sec. 20. Section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraph e, 21 subparagraph (3), Code 2015, is amended to read as follows: 22 (3) Of the moneys allocated to the department for the 23 purposes of this paragraph “e” , for each fiscal year included 24 in subparagraph (1), not more than seven three hundred fifty 25 thousand dollars shall be used by the department for the 26 development of a delivery system, in collaboration with area 27 education agencies, to assist in implementing the career paths 28 and leadership roles considered pursuant to sections 284.15 , 29 284.16 , and 284.17 , including but not limited to planning 30 grants to school districts and area education agencies, 31 technical assistance for the department, technical assistance 32 for districts and area education agencies, training and staff 33 development, and the contracting of external expertise and 34 services. In using moneys allocated for purposes of this 35 -26- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 26/ 66
S.F. 493 subparagraph (3), the department shall give priority to school 1 districts with certified enrollments of fewer than six hundred 2 students. A portion of the moneys allocated annually to the 3 department for purposes of this subparagraph (3) may be used 4 by the department for administrative purposes and for not more 5 than five full-time equivalent positions. 6 Sec. 21. Section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraph f, Code 7 2015, is amended by striking the paragraph. 8 DIVISION II 9 WORKFORCE TRAINING PROGRAMS —— APPROPRIATIONS FY 2015-2016 10 Sec. 22. There is appropriated from the Iowa skilled worker 11 and job creation fund created in section 8.75 to the following 12 departments, agencies, and institutions for the fiscal year 13 beginning July 1, 2015, and ending June 30, 2016, the following 14 amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the 15 purposes designated: 16 1. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 17 a. For deposit in the workforce training and economic 18 development funds created pursuant to section 260C.18A: 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 15,100,000 20 From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph 21 “a”, not more than $100,000 shall be used by the department 22 for administration of the workforce training and economic 23 development funds created pursuant to section 260C.18A. 24 b. For distribution to community colleges for the purposes 25 of implementing adult education and literacy programs pursuant 26 to section 260C.50: 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,500,000 28 (1) From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph 29 “b”, $3,883,000 shall be allocated pursuant to the formula 30 established in section 260C.18C. 31 (2) From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph 32 “b”, not more than $150,000 shall be used by the department 33 for implementation of adult education and literacy programs 34 pursuant to section 260C.50. 35 -27- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 27/ 66
S.F. 493 (3) From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph 1 “b”, not more than $1,467,000 shall be distributed as grants 2 to community colleges for the purpose of adult basic education 3 programs for students requiring instruction in English 4 as a second language. The department shall establish an 5 application process and criteria to award grants pursuant to 6 this subparagraph to community colleges. The criteria shall be 7 based on need for instruction in English as a second language 8 in the region served by each community college as determined by 9 factors including data from the latest federal decennial census 10 and outreach efforts to determine regional needs. 11 (4) From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph 12 “b”, $210,000 shall be transferred to the department of human 13 services for purposes of administering a pilot project to 14 provide access to international resources to Iowans and new 15 Iowans to provide economic and leadership development resulting 16 in Iowa being a more inclusive and welcoming place to live, 17 work, and raise a family. The pilot project shall provide 18 supplemental support services for international refugees to 19 improve learning, English literacy, life skills, cultural 20 competencies, and integration in a county with a population 21 over 350,000 as determined by the 2010 federal decennial 22 census. The department of human services shall utilize a 23 request for proposals process to identify the entity best 24 qualified to implement the pilot project. 25 c. For accelerated career education program capital 26 projects at community colleges that are authorized under 27 chapter 260G and that meet the definition of the term “vertical 28 infrastructure” in section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”: 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 6,000,000 30 d. For deposit in the pathways for academic career and 31 employment fund established pursuant to section 260H.2: 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,000,000 33 e. For deposit in the gap tuition assistance fund 34 established pursuant to section 260I.2: 35 -28- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 28/ 66
S.F. 493 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,000,000 1 f. For deposit in the statewide work-based learning 2 intermediary network fund created pursuant to section 256.40: 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,500,000 4 From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph 5 “f”, not more than $50,000 shall be used by the department for 6 expenses associated with the activities of the secondary career 7 and technical programming task force convened pursuant to this 8 Act. 9 g. For support costs associated with administering a 10 workforce preparation outcome reporting system for the purpose 11 of collecting and reporting data relating to the educational 12 and employment outcomes of workforce preparation programs 13 receiving moneys pursuant to this subsection: 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 200,000 15 2. COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION 16 For purposes of providing skilled workforce shortage tuition 17 grants in accordance with section 261.130: 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,000,000 19 3. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated 20 in this section of this Act that remain unencumbered or 21 unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert 22 but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes 23 designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year. 24 DIVISION III 25 FY 2016-2017 APPROPRIATIONS 26 DEPARTMENT FOR THE BLIND 27 Sec. 23. ADMINISTRATION. There is appropriated from the 28 general fund of the state to the department for the blind 29 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016, and ending June 30 30, 2017, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is 31 necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 32 1. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 33 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 34 equivalent positions: 35 -29- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 29/ 66
S.F. 493 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,149,179 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 88.00 2 2. For costs associated with universal access to audio 3 information for blind and print handicapped Iowans: 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 26,000 5 COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION 6 Sec. 24. There is appropriated from the general fund of the 7 state to the college student aid commission for the fiscal year 8 beginning July 1, 2016, and ending June 30, 2017, the following 9 amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the 10 purposes designated: 11 1. GENERAL ADMINISTRATION 12 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 13 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 14 equivalent positions: 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 215,948 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 3.95 17 2. STUDENT AID PROGRAMS 18 For payments to students for the Iowa grant program 19 established in section 261.93: 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 395,589 21 3. HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL RECRUITMENT PROGRAM 22 For the loan repayment program for health care professionals 23 established pursuant to section 261.115: 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 200,487 25 4. NATIONAL GUARD EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 26 For purposes of providing national guard educational 27 assistance under the program established in section 261.86: 28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,550,117 29 5. TEACHER SHORTAGE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM 30 For the teacher shortage loan forgiveness program 31 established in section 261.112: 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 196,226 33 6. ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY FOSTER CARE GRANT PROGRAM 34 For purposes of the all Iowa opportunity foster care grant 35 -30- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 30/ 66
S.F. 493 program established pursuant to section 261.6: 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 277,029 2 7. ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 3 a. For purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship 4 program established pursuant to section 261.87: 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,120,427 6 b. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016, if the moneys 7 appropriated by the general assembly to the college student aid 8 commission for purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship 9 program exceed $500,000, “eligible institution” as defined in 10 section 261.87 shall, during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 11 2016, include accredited private institutions as defined in 12 section 261.9. 13 8. REGISTERED NURSE AND NURSE EDUCATOR LOAN FORGIVENESS 14 PROGRAM 15 For purposes of the registered nurse and nurse educator loan 16 forgiveness program established pursuant to section 261.116: 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 40,426 18 9. BARBER AND COSMETOLOGY ARTS AND SCIENCES TUITION GRANT 19 PROGRAM 20 For purposes of the barber and cosmetology arts and sciences 21 tuition grant program established pursuant to section 261.61: 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 18,469 23 10. TEACH IOWA SCHOLAR PROGRAM 24 For purposes of the teach Iowa scholar program established 25 pursuant to section 261.110: 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 650,000 27 11. RURAL IOWA PRIMARY CARE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM 28 For purposes of the rural Iowa primary care loan repayment 29 program established pursuant to section 261.113: 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 800,000 31 12. RURAL IOWA ADVANCED REGISTERED NURSE PRACTITIONER AND 32 PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM 33 For purposes of the rural Iowa advanced registered nurse 34 practitioner and physician assistant loan repayment program 35 -31- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 31/ 66
S.F. 493 established pursuant to section 261.114: 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 200,000 2 Sec. 25. IOWA TUITION AND VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL GRANT 3 APPROPRIATIONS FOR FY 2016-2017. Notwithstanding the standing 4 appropriations in the following designated sections for the 5 fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016, and ending June 30, 2017, 6 the amounts appropriated from the general fund of the state to 7 the college student aid commission pursuant to these sections 8 for the following designated purposes shall not exceed the 9 following amounts: 10 1. For Iowa tuition grants under section 261.25, subsection 11 1: 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 25,206,724 13 2. For tuition grants for students attending for-profit 14 accredited private institutions located in Iowa under section 15 261.25, subsection 2: 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,037,500 17 3. For vocational technical tuition grants under section 18 261.25, subsection 3: 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,125,093 20 Sec. 26. CHIROPRACTIC LOAN FUNDS. Notwithstanding 21 section 261.72, the moneys deposited in the chiropractic loan 22 revolving fund created pursuant to section 261.72 may be used 23 for purposes of the chiropractic loan forgiveness program 24 established in section 261.73. 25 Sec. 27. WORK-STUDY APPROPRIATION FOR FY 2015-2016. 26 Notwithstanding section 261.85, for the fiscal year beginning 27 July 1, 2016, and ending June 30, 2017, the amount appropriated 28 from the general fund of the state to the college student aid 29 commission for the work-study program under section 261.85 30 shall be zero. 31 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 32 Sec. 28. There is appropriated from the general fund of 33 the state to the department of education for the fiscal year 34 beginning July 1, 2016, and ending June 30, 2017, the following 35 -32- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 32/ 66
S.F. 493 amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the 1 purposes designated: 2 1. GENERAL ADMINISTRATION 3 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 4 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 5 equivalent positions: 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,202,024 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 81.67 8 2. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION 9 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 10 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 11 equivalent positions: 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 299,099 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 11.50 14 3. VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES DIVISION 15 a. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 16 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 17 equivalent positions: 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,955,600 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 255.00 20 For purposes of optimizing the job placement of individuals 21 with disabilities, the division shall make its best efforts 22 to work with community rehabilitation program providers for 23 job placement and retention services for individuals with 24 significant disabilities and most significant disabilities. By 25 January 15, 2016, the division shall submit a written report to 26 the general assembly on the division’s outreach efforts with 27 community rehabilitation program providers. 28 b. For matching moneys for programs to enable persons 29 with severe physical or mental disabilities to function more 30 independently, including salaries and support, and for not more 31 than the following full-time equivalent position: 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 44,564 33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 34 c. For the entrepreneurs with disabilities program 35 -33- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 33/ 66
S.F. 493 established pursuant to section 259.4, subsection 9: 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 72,768 2 d. For costs associated with centers for independent 3 living: 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 45,147 5 4. STATE LIBRARY 6 a. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 7 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 8 equivalent positions: 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,357,532 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 29.00 11 b. For the enrich Iowa program established under section 12 256.57: 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,287,114 14 5. PUBLIC BROADCASTING DIVISION 15 For salaries, support, maintenance, capital expenditures, 16 and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following 17 full-time equivalent positions: 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,036,923 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 86.00 20 6. REGIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCILS 21 For state aid: 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 496,457 23 a. The regional telecommunications councils established 24 pursuant to section 8D.5, subsection 2, shall use the moneys 25 appropriated in this subsection to provide technical assistance 26 for network classrooms, planning and troubleshooting for local 27 area networks, scheduling of video sites, and other related 28 support activities. 29 b. Moneys appropriated in this subsection shall 30 be distributed by the department to the regional 31 telecommunications councils based upon usage by region. 32 7. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TO SECONDARY SCHOOLS 33 For reimbursement for vocational education expenditures made 34 by secondary schools: 35 -34- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 34/ 66
S.F. 493 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,315,067 1 Moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be used 2 to reimburse school districts for vocational education 3 expenditures made by secondary schools to meet the standards 4 set in sections 256.11, 258.4, and 260C.14. 5 8. SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE 6 For use as state matching moneys for federal programs that 7 shall be disbursed according to federal regulations, including 8 salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and 9 for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,088,399 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 20.58 12 9. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— GENERAL AID 13 For deposit in the school ready children grants account of 14 the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,693,057 16 a. From the moneys deposited in the school ready children 17 grants account for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015, and 18 ending June 30, 2016, not more than $132,975 is allocated for 19 the early childhood Iowa office and other technical assistance 20 activities. Moneys allocated under this lettered paragraph 21 may be used by the early childhood Iowa state board for the 22 purpose of skills development and support for ongoing training 23 of staff. However, except as otherwise provided in this 24 subsection, moneys shall not be used for additional staff or 25 for the reimbursement of staff. 26 b. Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for 27 deposit in the school ready children grants account of the 28 early childhood Iowa fund, $1,159,009 shall be used for efforts 29 to improve the quality of early care, health, and education 30 programs. Moneys allocated pursuant to this paragraph may be 31 used for additional staff and for the reimbursement of staff. 32 The early childhood Iowa state board may reserve a portion 33 of the allocation, not to exceed $44,325, for the technical 34 assistance expenses of the early childhood Iowa state office, 35 -35- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 35/ 66
S.F. 493 including the reimbursement of staff, and shall distribute 1 the remainder to early childhood Iowa areas for local quality 2 improvement efforts through a methodology identified by the 3 early childhood Iowa state board to make the most productive 4 use of the funding, which may include use of the distribution 5 formula, grants, or other means. 6 c. Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for 7 deposit in the school ready children grants account of 8 the early childhood Iowa fund, $412,515 shall be used for 9 support of professional development and training activities 10 for persons working in early care, health, and education by 11 the early childhood Iowa state board in collaboration with 12 the professional development component groups maintained by 13 the early childhood Iowa stakeholders alliance pursuant to 14 section 256I.12, subsection 7, paragraph “b”, and the early 15 childhood Iowa area boards. Expenditures shall be limited to 16 professional development and training activities agreed upon by 17 the parties participating in the collaboration. 18 10. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— PRESCHOOL TUITION 19 ASSISTANCE 20 For deposit in the school ready children grants account of 21 the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,714,439 23 11. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— FAMILY SUPPORT AND PARENT 24 EDUCATION 25 For deposit in the school ready children grants account of 26 the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 6,182,217 28 12. BIRTH TO AGE THREE SERVICES 29 a. For expansion of the federal Individuals with 30 Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, Pub. L. No. 31 108-446, as amended to January 1, 2016, birth through age three 32 services due to increased numbers of children qualifying for 33 those services: 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 860,700 35 -36- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 36/ 66
S.F. 493 b. From the moneys appropriated in this subsection, 1 $191,885 shall be allocated to the child health specialty 2 clinics administered by the state university of Iowa in order 3 to provide additional support for infants and toddlers who are 4 born prematurely, drug-exposed, or medically fragile. 5 13. EARLY HEAD START PROJECTS 6 a. For early head start projects: 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 300,000 8 b. The moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be 9 used for implementation and expansion of early head start 10 pilot projects addressing the comprehensive cognitive, social, 11 emotional, and developmental needs of children from birth to 12 age three, including prenatal support for qualified families. 13 The projects shall promote healthy prenatal outcomes and 14 healthy family functioning, and strengthen the development of 15 infants and toddlers in low-income families. Priority shall be 16 given to those organizations that have previously qualified for 17 and received state funding to administer an early head start 18 project. 19 14. TEXTBOOKS OF NONPUBLIC SCHOOL PUPILS 20 a. To provide moneys for costs of providing textbooks 21 to each resident pupil who attends a nonpublic school as 22 authorized by section 301.1: 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 325,107 24 b. Funding under this subsection is limited to $20 per 25 pupil and shall not exceed the comparable services offered to 26 resident public school pupils. 27 15. STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AND TEACHER QUALITY PROGRAM 28 For purposes of the student achievement and teacher quality 29 program established pursuant to chapter 284, and for not more 30 than the following full-time equivalent positions: 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 27,819,738 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.00 33 16. JOBS FOR AMERICA’S GRADUATES 34 For school districts to provide direct services to the 35 -37- SF 493 (3) 86 kh/tm 37/ 66
S.F. 493 most at-risk senior high school students enrolled in school 1 districts through direct intervention by a jobs for America’s 2 graduates specialist: 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 350,000 4 17. ATTENDANCE CENTER PERFORMANCE/GENERAL INTERNET SITE AND 5 DATA SYSTEM SUPPORT 6 For development of criteria and administration of a process 7 for school districts to establish specific performance goals 8 and to evaluate the performance of each attendance center 9 operated by the district in order to arrive at an overall 10 school performance grade and report card for each attendance 11 center, for internet site and data system support, and for