2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Crittenden
Families in Education Pilot

Item 141 #12h

Item 141 #12h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $0 FY2002 $75,000 GF

Page 126, line 17, strike "$330,982,879" and insert "$331,057,879".
Page 130, after line 25, insert:
"12.  Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for General Education, the Board of Education shall provide $75,000 the second year from the general fund for a Families in Education pilot program for Newport News Public Schools."

(This amendment would provide funding for Newport News Public Schools to create a Families in Education program instructionally linking classrooms and homes in a learning community. The funding would provide 50 percent of the costs of a project coordinator, two master teachers, and connectivity with the community.)