2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hamilton
Teaching Internship Program

Item 137 #7h

Item 137 #7h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Central Office Operations, Department of FY2001 $900,000 FY2002 $900,000 GF

Page 91, line 38, strike "$1,638,983" and insert "$2,538,983".
Page 91, line 38, strike "$1,645,259" and insert "$2,545,259".
Page 92, line 57, after "Education." insert:
"G.  This appropriation includes $900,000 the first year and $900,000 the second year from the general fund for a pilot Teacher Internship/Provisional Licensure program between Newport News Public Schools and Christopher Newport University.  The school system will hire 30 provisionally licensed teachers and assign them to the classrooms of 30 master teachers.  The provisionally licensed teachers will register at Christopher Newport University for coursework and PRAXIS preparation."

(This amendment provides funding to Newport News Public Schools for a master teacher stipend of $5,000 per master teacher, a scholarship to Christopher Newport of $5,000 per intern/provisionally licensed teacher, and salary costs for the intern/provisionally licensed teacher of $20,000 per year.)