2004 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Increase Governor's Schools Cap

Item 149 #1s

Item 149 #1s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2005 $88,914 FY2006 $88,965 GF

Page 130, line 23, strike "$12,781,908" and insert "$12,870,822".
Page 130, line 23, strike "$13,049,102" and insert "$13,138,067".
Page 131, line 11, strike "1,300" and insert "1,400".
Page 131, line 35, strike "2002-2003" and insert "2003-2004".

(This amendment increases the funding cap on Governor's Schools from 1,300 students to 1,400 students per school. Increasing the cap would allow the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Fairfax to receive the state share of funding for more of its students, projected to total 1,720 in 2005-2006. The next largest of the state's 16 Governor's Schools is Maggie Walker in Richmond with projected 2005-2006 enrollment of 642. This amendment also updates the date of the maintenance of effort requirement for local funding for the school.)