2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Rhodes
Technology Diagnostic and Testing Services

Item 133 #12h

Item 133 #12h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Central Office Operations, Department of FY2001 $7,500,000 FY2002 $7,500,000 GF

Page 88, line 33, strike "$40,373,670" and insert "$47,873,670".
Page 88, line 33, strike "$40,071,702" and insert "$47,571,702".
Page 91, after line 19, insert:
"Q.  Out of the amounts for State Education Services for Research, Testing and Evaluation, $7,500,000 the first year and $7,500,000 the second year from the general fund is provided for the Department of Education to work with vendors having the technical capacity and expertise to provide computerized tests and assessments, test construction and analysis, and test security for every elementary, middle and high school in Virginia.  The vendors shall provide to the schools web-based (i) evaluation of student progress during and after remediation; (ii) immediate electronic results of Standards of Learning assessments; (iii) on-line computer tests and item descriptors; (iv) the development of a test bank; and (v) training to use the web-based technology."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)