2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hamilton
Mentoring Pilot Program

Item 149 #3h

Item 149 #3h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $0 FY2002 $150,000 GF

Page 168, line 38, strike "$5,075,000" and insert "$5,225,000".
Page 169, after line 34, insert:
"C.  This appropriation includes $150,000 the second year from the general fund for Newport News Public Schools to implement a Mentoring Pilot Program for up to 100 novice teachers."

(This amendment provides funding for a PRAXIS III-type mentoring program. Funding is based on $1,500 per novice teacher. The mentor teachers would receive a $1,000 per year stipend and $500 would be spent on mentoring materials and four days of mentor training during the Summer of 2001.)