2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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DOE Portion of Technology Initiative

Item 133 #10c

Item 133 #10c

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Central Office Operations, Department of FY2001 $360,000 FY2002 $0 GF

Page 88, line 33, strike "$40,373,670" and insert "$40,733,670".
Page 91, line 18, strike "Standards of Learning" and insert "Educational".
Page 91, line 19, strike "19" and insert "11 e."
Page 91, line 19, after "act." insert:  
"Of these amounts, $1,572,245 the first year and $1,713,706 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to Computer Services in Item 132."
Page 91, after line 19, insert:
"Q.  Out of the amounts for State Education Services for Research, Testing and Evaluation, $360,000 the first year from the general fund is provided to pilot on-line Standards of Learning instruction, remediation and testing in regions across the Commonwealth."

(This amendment distributes the funding for the administrative support of the technology initiative between the two divisions in the Department of Education which will be involved in the software development, testing and validation of on-line testing. Further, the amendment provides funding to pilot on-line SOL instruction, remediation and testing.)