Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 1a, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - EIA, page 365, by striking paragraph 1A.44 in its entirety and inserting:
/ 1A.44. (SDE-EIA: Carry Forward) EIA carry forward from the prior fiscal year and Fiscal Year
2011-12 2012-13 and not otherwise appropriated or authorized must be carried forward and expended to provide $200,000 to each school that was designated by the department as a Palmetto Priority School in the prior year but did not receive an allocation of EIA technical assistance funds in the prior fiscal year to improve teacher recruitment and retention, to reduce the district's dropout rate, to improve student achievement in reading/literacy, or to train teachers in how to teach children of poverty as stipulated in the school's renewal plan. If funds are not sufficient to provide $200,000 to each qualifying district, the $200,000 shall be reduced on a pro-rata basis. Any balance remaining must be expended for school bus fuel costs. Any unexpended funds must be carried forward and expended for the same purpose. /
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