2006 Session

Budget Amendments - SB29 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Howell
State Funding for Federally Mandated LEP Test

Item 137 #1s

Item 137 #1s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Central Office Operations, Department of FY2005 $0 FY2006 $1,004,550 GF

Page 20, line 5, strike "$47,029,450" and insert "$48,034,000".
"Out of the amounts for State Education Services, $1,004,550 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the administration of federally-mandated annual English language proficiency assessments, such as the Stanford English Language Proficiency (SELP) Test, or locally developed tests as approved by the State Board of Education.".

(This amendment provides $1.0 million GF in FY 2006 based on 66,970 Limited English Proficient students in Virginia times $15 per test administration.)