2014 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Norment
VA STEAM Academy Phase 2 Planning

Item 135 #21s

Item 135 #21s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2015 $642,500 FY2016 $642,500 GF

Page 104, line 45, strike "$13,103,349" and insert "$13,745,849".
Page 104, line 45, strike "$13,103,349" and insert "$13,745,849".

(This amendment provides funding to implement the strategic plan to establish and validate the Virginia STEAM Academy, which would be a residential facility designed to foster the educational development of Virginia high school students who are academically talented in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and applied mathematics. It would also serve all schools in the Commonwealth through research and outreach. This funding would be used to establish the leadership team, carry out annual summer residential academies for middle school students, and continue with the buildings and grounds architectural design work.)