2013 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Committee Approved)

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GMU Center for Excellence in Education

Item 164 #2h

Item 164 #2h

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Education: Higher Education
George Mason University FY2013 $0 FY2014 $100,000 GF

Page 159, line 15, strike "$422,422,683" and insert "$422,522,683".
Page 160, after line 14, insert:
"3. Out of this appropriation, $100,000 the second year from the general fund is designated to support a partnership between George Mason University and the Center for Excellence in Education to enhance the capabilities of school teachers to teach STEM programs.  The funding will allow for (a) five additional "Bite of Science" programs impacting over 125 teachers and 17,125 students, (b) four Teacher Roundtables impacting over 100 teachers and 13,700 students and (c) a part-time staff dedicated to the enhancement of materials in the Teacher Enrichment Program Clearinghouse, an online compendium of science resources for Virginia teachers."

(This amendment provides general fund money for a partnership between the Center for Excellence in Education and George Mason University to enhance STEM capabilities for teachers.)