2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Chichester
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 $1,000,000 FY2002 $1,000,000 GF
FY2001 3.00 FY2002 3.00 FTE

Page 87, line 3, strike "$629,257" and insert "$1,629,257".
Page 87, line 3, strike "$630,795" and insert "$1,630,795".
Page 87, after line 42 insert:
"D. Out of this appropriation $1,000,000 and three positions the first year and
$1,000,000 and three positions 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.  Professional staff will work 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.  The Distance Learning Steering Committee will serve as the appointed board to which  the ECVA professional staff report, and the budget will be housed in the office of the Secretary of Education."

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