2014 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5003 (Committee Approved)

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Western Virginia Public Education Consortium

Item 135 #1s

Item 135 #1s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2015 $50,000 FY2016 $0 GF

Page 104, line 45, strike "$13,103,349" and insert "$13,153,349".
Page 105, after line 10, insert:
"D. This appropriation includes $50,000 the first year from the general fund for the Western Virginia Public Education Consortium (WVPEC) to partner with school divisions in southwestern Virginia (Counties of Alleghany, Bath, Bland, Botetourt, Carroll, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Henry, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, Roanoke and Wythe, and the Cities of Covington, Martinsville, Radford, Roanoke and Salem) to support educational programming of student success in each of its school divisions and throughout the region."

(This amendment provides support with the Western Virginia Public Education Consortium (WVPEC) to partner with 20 school divisions in southwestern Virginia. In addition, WVPEC collaborates with Virginia Tech and Radford University to provide workshops for school administrators and aspiring superintendents as well as professional development for school personnel and students. The WVPEC was codified in 2000, § 22.1-354.1, and its governing board consists of 34 members that include the superintendents from participating school divisions 11 members of the House of Delegates and four members of the Senate.)