2001 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Couric
AVID - Charlottesville

Item 141 #12s

Item 141 #12s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $0 FY2002 $43,800 GF

Page 126, line 17, strike "$330,982,879" and insert "$331,026,679".
Page 131, line 43, strike "$733,453" and insert "$777,253".
Page 131, line 50, after "Virginia Beach" insert ", Charlottesville".

(This amendment provides $43,800 the second year for the implementation of Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) programs in the City of Charlottesville's seventh grade classes. AVID is a program aimed at groups of students who are not traditionally college-bound. The program's goal is to prepare students for more difficult high school and college classes by teaching them how to study and to think critically. There is a strong emphasis on improving the writing and note-taking capabilities of these students. Most of the cost is for teacher training in the methods used by AVID.)