2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Secy of Ed Electronic Campus of Virginia

Item 131 #1s

Item 131 #1s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Secretary of FY2001 $250,000 FY2002 $250,000 GF

Page 87, line 3, strike "$629,257" and insert "$879,257".
Page 87, line 3, strike "$630,795" and insert "$880,795".
Page 87, after line 42 insert:
"D. Out of this appropriation $250,000 the first year and
$250,000 the second year from the general fund to enable the Electronic Campus of Virginia (ECVA) to increase the number of on-line courses available to Virginia citizens.  The ECVA shall continue working with Virginia's institutions of higher education to develop programs and courses; to provide for interoperability among institutions for such issues as student application, registration, and transfer of credit; and for assessment of activities.  In the development of its programs and practices the ECVA shall consider and utilize existing expertise among Virginia's institutions in distance learning and distributed education."

(This amendment provides support for a coordinated approach to on-line courses offered by the institutions of higher education in Virginia).