In some department budgets, the inflation adjustment for textbooks and instructional materials is eliminated in the proposed budget. What would be the savings if the inflation adjustment for textbooks and instructional materials was eliminated for all departments?
BUDGET PAGE REFERENCE: Various
A 3 percent inflation factor was initially budgeted in the amount of $897,217 for FY 2016 as follows:
|Division of ESOL/Bilingual Programs
|Department of Special Education Services
|Division of School Plant Opertions
|Division of Maintenance
These amounts were reduced in the budget as part of the $8.2 million in program efficiencies and reductions.