Education increases include:
- $500,000 for Johnson O’Malley education assistance grants to support a new student count in 2015 and provides funding for the projected increase in the number of students eligible for grants.
- $1 million to support the ongoing evaluation of the BIE school system.
- $2.3 million to fund site development at the Beatrice Rafferty School for which design funding was provided in the FY 2014 budget.
- $1.7 million for fellowship and training opportunities for post-graduate study in science fields and $250,000 for summer pre-law preparatory program scholarships
NIEA’s analysis can be seen here.