2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Jones J.C.
Teachers/School Administrators Recruitment & Retention

Item 137 #8h

Item 137 #8h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Central Office Operations, Department of FY2001 $0 FY2002 $500,000 GF

Page 123, line 46, strike "$2,020,759" and insert "$2,520,759".
Page 125, after line 26, insert:
"G.  This appropriation includes $500,000 the second year from the general fund for the Virginia Teachers and School Administrators of Tomorrow Recruitment and Retention Program.  The program would help address the problem of teacher and school administrator supply and demand in the public schools of the Commonwealth, and ensure a diverse and well-qualified teaching and administrator force, consisting of licensed teachers and school administrators.  The Program will include various approaches to increase the pool of qualified teachers and administrators in the Commonwealth.  The program will be administered by the Department of Education."

(This amendment is a recommendation of the Commission on Access and Diversity in Higher Education.)