TITLE

Legislative news 12-06-2004

AUTHOR(S)
Cerra, Bob
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Florida Media Quarterly;Winter2004, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that the Florida Board of Education asked the Governor and Legislature to support a 20% increase for school library media materials. Included in the 2005-2006 Legislative Budget Request of the Florida Board of Education were increases in funding for school library materials and SUNLINK while the State Library's request included funding to expand the State Virtual Library to include all students. The request noted that the item had not been increased in the past several years, that the item strongly supported the Governor's main goal of 100% literacy, and that growth in the number of students, schools and inflation had dramatically reduced the value of the previous allocation.
ACCESSION #
16753854

 

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