2013 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Committee Approved)

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High School of the Future - Partnership of Collaboration (language only)

Item 130 #1h

Item 130 #1h

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Secretary of

Page 104, after line 12, insert:
"H.  The Secretary of Education, in consultation with the Virginia Community College System and the Board of Education, is authorized to coordinate with other stakeholders from school divisions, higher education institutions, and the private business sector to consider and review potential planning steps necessary to develop and implement a conceptual model for an Integrated School of the Future.  Elements of the new blended model for a school campus would include, but not be limited to, a cohesive approach to learning that infuses engineering and mathematical principles across all curriculum areas and a focus on providing state-of-the-art technology learning opportunities that ensure both secondary and post-secondary students will be equipped for the demands of the current workplace."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)