2012 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Restore Educational Technology Funds

Item 135 #1s

Item 135 #1s

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Central Office Operations, Department of FY2013 $500,000 FY2014 $500,000 GF

Page 93, line 14, strike "$965,944" and insert "$1,465,944".
Page 93, line 14, strike "$965,944" and insert "$1,465,944".
Page 93, after line 23, insert:
"A.  This appropriation includes $500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year from the general fund for statewide digital content and support services.  All digital content shall conform to the state standards and be cross-referenced to the Virginia Standards of Learning.  The school superintendents shall appoint representatives from the school divisions to assist in selecting the digital content, teacher training, and support services that advance technology integration into the K-12 classroom, and additional materials that shall be made available to school divisions throughout the Commonwealth.  The Department of Education shall require by contract that digital content and curriculum materials meet or exceed applicable Standards of Learning."

(This amendment provides funding for digital content and support services.)