2012 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Miller, John
Fund Reading Specialists

Item 139 #28s

Item 139 #28s

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2013 $36,300,000 FY2014 $36,300,000 GF

Page 97, line 15, strike "$5,706,719,879" and insert "$5,743,019,879".
Page 97, line 15, strike "$5,754,856,472" and insert "$5,791,156,472".

(This amendment provides an estimated amount for the state's share of funding for one full-time reading specialist for each elementary school in Virginia to provide additional instruction to students who are struggling to learn to read. This is a recommendation of the 2011 JLARC report "Strategies to Promote Third Grade Reading Performance in Virginia".)