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Education Fund Board OKs 2nd readings

Half-cent sales tax revenues to fund $2.3M next school year

Fund Board requests*

■ Steamboat Springs

Item: Initial request; amount funded

Effective classrooms: $980,000; $885,000

Technology: $1.1 million; $944,213

Staff development: $40,000; $40,000

Curriculum director (to share with South Routt): $60,000; $0

Third- through eighth-grade Spanish instruction: $100,000; $90,000

Summer school (to share with South Routt): $20,000; $0

Total: $2,300,000; $1,959,213

■ Hayden

Technology support staff member: $49,839; $49,839

Software license: $7,100; $3,500

Reading software: $3,000; $3,000

Middle school paraprofessional: $21,846; $21,846

SMART Board grant match: $25,000; $25,000

Computers: $15,445; $15,445

Adobe software: $13,999; $9,900

Auditorium: $25,500; $0

Summer school: $7,500; $7,500

Total: $169,229; $136,030

■ South Routt

SMART Board grant match: $86,250; $50,000

Desktop computers: $30,000; $26,250

Reading software: $5,498; $5,498

Intervention support staff: $23,346; $23,346

Curriculum software: $13,500; $9,308

Antivirus software: $3,000; $3,000

Science chemical storage and fume hood: $16,500; $16,500

Heated underground walkway between high and middle schools: $34,595; $0

Curriculum director (to share with Steamboat): $40,000 $0

Summer school (to share with Steamboat) $7,500; $7,500

Total: $260,189; $141,402

■ Community groups

Partners in Routt County school-based mentoring program: $50,000; $37,500

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps Yampa Valley Science School: $34,000; $20,000

Yampatika environmental literacy programs: $29,692; $8,000

Soroco Booster Club: $1,900; $0

Total: $115,592; $65,500

Total initial requests: $2,845,010

Amount funded: $2,302,145

*Some requests pulled by the districts before second readings