2015 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Miller
Soundscapes Music Program

Item 135 #14s

Item 135 #14s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2015 $250,000 FY2016 $0 GF

Page 110, line 17, strike "$14,290,849" and insert "$14,540,849".
Page 113, after line 30, insert:
"W. Out of this appropriation, $250,000 the first year from the general fund is provided for additional students to participate in intensive music study and ensemble performance programs of Soundscapes of Newport News."

(This amendment provides funding for Soundscapes music programs to serve more students. Soundscapes is an educational development and social intervention organization teaching transformational life skills to socio-economically disadvantaged youth in Virginia. Students in this program have shown dramatic increases in their SOL scores compared to students in their school who are not participating.)