2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Baskerville
Excellence Without Excuse

Item 141 #17h

Item 141 #17h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $0 FY2002 $535,500 GF

Page 126, line 17, strike "$330,982,879" and insert "$331,518,379".
Page 130, after line 25, insert:
"12.  Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for General Education, the Board of Education shall provide $535,500 the second year from the general fund to the Urban League of Greater Richmond, Inc.    for the Excellence Without Excuse Program."

(This amendment provides second year funding to The Urban League of Greater Richmond, Inc., for an "Excellence Without Excuse" program, a college preparatory program to assist children who are in foster care. Some forty percent of Foster children will be counted among the ranks of the homeless at some point in their lives.)