Riley to Sign Education Budget for 2009 Fiscal Year on Thursday

Governor Riley will sign the education trust fund budget for the 2009 fiscal year into law Thursday morning at 9:30 at the Kiddie College in Prattville.

The $6.3 billion dollar budget increases funding for programs like the Alabama reading initiative, the Alabama math, science and technology initiative and access distance learning. It also doubles funding for Alabama's first class pre-K program.