1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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AVID Training Center

Item 138 #6h

Item 138 #6h

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY1997 $0 FY1998 $45,000 GF

Page 95, line 34, strike "$292,552,467" and insert "$292,597,467".
Page 100, line 40, after "4." insert "a."
Page 100, after line 50, insert:
"b.  An additional appropriation of $45,000 the second year from the general fund is provided for the Center for Excellence in Urban Education, an AVID center in Newport News."

(This amendment provides funding for an Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) center in Newport News. The center is sponsored by the Newport News Public Schools. The purpose of AVID is to prepare average students from groups traditionally under represented in college for success in four-year colleges and universities. The funding is provided to train AVID teachers in existing sites, who will then go on to train teachers in new sites.)