1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Study of Gifted Programs (language only)

Item 129 #16h

Item 129 #16h

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Department of

Page 83, after line 55, insert:
"L.  The Department of Education shall conduct a review of state-funded gifted education programs in Virginia.  The review shall determine if local school divisions are complying with state and federal regulations for gifted education programs.  Further, the review shall determine if state funds for gifted education programs are being used for the intended purpose.  The Department shall report its findings and recommendations to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations, House Education, Senate Finance and Senate Education and Health Committees, as well as the Chairman of the Joint Subcommittee Studying the Educational Needs of Certain Underserved Gifted Students."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)