2016 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Greason
The Literacy Lab

Item 138 #15h

Item 138 #15h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2017 $800,000 FY2018 $800,000 GF

Page 106, line 5, strike "$27,391,970" and insert "$28,191,970".
Page 106, line 5, strike "$28,091,970" and insert "$28,891,970".

Page 111, after line 11, insert:

"Y. Out of this appropriation, $800,000 the first year and $800,000 the second year from the general fund is provided through grants to school divisions for the cost of fees associated with providing full-time literacy intervention tutors through The Literacy Lab's Virginia Reading Corps program.  School divisions may apply for these funds through application submission to the Department of Education.  The grants are aimed to leverage federal and private funding to support the costs associated with the training and placement of Virginia Reading Corps tutors for early childhood literacy."


(This amendment provides $800,000 each year from the general fund to the Literacy Lab for the Virginia Reading Corps tutors.)