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2018 Regular Session



State Department of Education - Translation Grant Program - Established

Sponsored by:

Delegate Wilkins


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Synopsis:Establishing the Translation Grant Program in the State Department of Education to provide grants to county boards that are experiencing a significant number of requests to translate educational materials into a student's or parent's native language; requiring the Program to be a competitive grant program; requiring the Department to establish application procedures and supervise the use of certain funds; requiring the Governor to include at least $125,000 annually for the program beginning in fiscal year 2020; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Wilkins, Ali, Ebersole, Luedtke, Patterson, Turner, A. Miller, Mosby, Tarlau, A. Washington, and C. Howard
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Communications -see also- Electronic Comm; Language; Telecom
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Department of
Language -see also- Communication; Electronic Comm; Telecomm
Parents and Guardians -see also- Adoption; Child Custody
Public Schools
Rules and Regulations
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Education

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April 10, 2018 11:08 A.M.