2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Shuler
Western VA Consortium - Teacher Recruitment

Item 141 #9h

Item 141 #9h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $0 FY2002 $115,000 GF

Page 126, line 17, strike "$330,982,879" and insert "$331,097,879".
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 $115,000 the second year from the general fund for the Western Virginia Public Education Consortium to implement the Collaborative Teacher Recruitment Initiative."

(This amendment provides $115,000 the second year to implement a collaborative teacher recruitment effort 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 the Consortium and neighboring school divisions to develop the means by which they can collaboratively recruit for teachers through the use of regional job fairs, supplemental broadcast/print media recruitment campaigns, and the development of online Web access.)