2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Shuler
Western VA Consortium - SOL Data Training

Item 141 #8h

Item 141 #8h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $0 FY2002 $135,000 GF

Page 126, line 17, strike "$330,982,879" and insert "$331,117,879".
Page 130, line 6, after "9.", insert "a."
Page 130, after line 10, insert:
"b.  Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for General Education, the Board of Education shall provide $135,000 the second year from the general fund for the Western Virginia Public Education Consortium to implement the Standards of Learning Data Analysis Training Project."

(This amendment provides $135,000 the second year to implement a training program for teachers and principals in the Western Virginia Public Education Consortium's region (the counties of Alleghany, Bland, Botetourt, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski, Roanoke, and Wythe and the cities of Covington, Clifton Forge, Radford, Roanoke, and Salem.). The program provides funding for individuals to be trained in the interpretation of SOL test score results, in the entering of SOL data into statistical software analysis programs, in the analysis of the resultant SOL test score data in order to identify individual student weaknesses and strengths, and in the development of appropriate intervention strategies or needed changes in the local curriculum to increase academic performance.)