1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Regional Coop - Hampton Roads

Item 138 #2h

Item 138 #2h

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY1997 $0 FY1998 $100,000 GF

Page 95, line 34, strike "$292,552,467" and insert "$292,652,467".
Page 99, after line 11, insert:
"9.  Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for General Education, the Board of Education shall provide $100,000 the second year from the general fund for the Hampton Roads Public Education Regional Cooperative."

(This amendment provides funding for nine school systems in Hampton Roads to study the benefits of forming a regional education cooperative. The cooperative would allow the divisions to pool their resources to increase their buying power and cut costs on a range of services.)