2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Morgan
Co-Patron(s): Baskerville, Callahan, Dillard, Hall, Marshall R., Reid
Bridging Boundaries in Public Education

Item 144 #4h

Item 144 #4h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2005 $0 FY2006 $200,000 GF

Page 126, line 26, strike "$501,412,921" and insert "$501,612,921".
Page 129, after line 6, insert:
"c. Out of this appropriation $200,000 the second year is included for the Bridging Boundaries initiative to provide an educational and cultural program that complements the Virginia Standards of Learning for grades nine through twelve.  The program will develop leadership ability and expand knowledge of global community issues for students enrolled in the program."

(This amendment provides $200,000 the second year to fund the Bridging Boundaries program that is home based at the Maggie L. Walker Governor's School. The program is an educational and cultural initiative that complements 9-12 Virginia SOL's. Students will be provided an opportunity to develop leadership skills, decision making, consensus building, understanding different perspectives and the art of communication.)