1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Local School Technology Initiatives

Item 161 #2c

Item 161 #2c

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Education: Higher Education
Virginia Community College System FY1999 $50,000 FY2000 $0 GF

Page 127, line 6, strike "$361,273,794" and insert "$361,323,794".
Page 128, after line 36, insert:
"J.  This appropriation includes $50,000 the first year from the general fund for a study relating to the development of technology initiatives involving the community colleges and local school systems.  The study shall be coordinated by the Virginia Community College System Office.  The study's findings and recommendations shall be submitted by June 15, 1999, to the State Board for Community Colleges."

(This amendment provides funding for a study coordinated by the Virginia Community College System Office on the creation of technology initiatives with local school systems, including dual enrollment, workforce training and public-private partnerships. The study also shall include how to encourage the joint funding of local technology initiatives with community college assistance.)