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ERIC Number: ED507834
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 11
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Legislative Review. A Look at Higher Education in Weeks 17-18: April 27-May 8, 2009
North Dakota University System
This issue of "Legislative Review" takes a look at the news in higher education from April 27 to May 8, 2009. This Legislative Review reports that: (1) SB 2003, the North Dakota University System (NDUS) budget bill, was approved by Governor Hoeven and the 2009 Legislative Assembly; (2) several major capital projects included in the State Board of Higher Education's (SBHE's) 2009-11 budget request were funded in SB 2003, the NDUS budget bill, or SB 2020, the North Dakota State University (NDSU) Agricultural Research Station and Extension Service budget bill; (3) SB 2018, the Department of Commerce budget bill, includes 2009-11 funding for Economic Development Centers of Excellence and the Workforce Enhancement Fund; (4) SB2020, the 2009-11 state general fund appropriation for the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (UGPTI), Northern Crops Institute (NCI), Extension Service and Research Stations, is $97.4 million, an increase of $29.8 million compared to the 2007-09 adjusted appropriation, less 2007-09 one-time funding; (5) a number of bills passed this session draw attention to workforce as a critical issue for the future of North Dakota. These bills are SB 2018 (Department of Commerce budget), SB 2019 (Career & Technical Education budget), SB 2038 (Higher Education Flexibility/Accountability), SCR 4002 (Workforce Study Resolution), and HB 1463 (State Youth Council); and (6) many of the P-16 Education Task Force recommendations supported by the SBHE and the Joint Boards were incorporated into HB 1400, which addresses the recommendations of the Commission on Education Improvement, and SB 2003, the NDUS budget bill. A summary of the 2009 Legislative Session is also reported.
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Dakota University System
Identifiers - Location: North Dakota