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OFFICE OF GOVERNOR BOB RILEY
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR EVENT ON THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2008
Governor Riley to Sign Education Budget
PRATTVILLE — Governor Bob Riley will sign the FY 2009 Education Trust Fund budget into law on Thursday, June 12, at 9:30 a.m. at Kiddie College in Prattville. The $6.3 billion dollar budget increases funding for critical programs that Governor Riley has promoted throughout his administration, such as the Alabama Reading Initiative, the Alabama Math, Science and Technology Initiative and ACCESS Distance Learning. The budget also doubles funding for First Class Pre-K, Alabama’s nationally recognized pre-kindergarten program. Kiddie College is one of 85 current First Class Pre-K sites throughout the state.
WHO: Governor Bob Riley, state education officials and legislators
WHAT: Signing the FY 2009 Education Trust Fund budget
WHEN: Thursday, June 11, 2008 at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Kiddie College, 821 Peachtree Street, Prattville
For more information, contact the Governor’s Press Office at 334-242-7150.