2016 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Norment
Virginia Air & Space Center Program and Research Study

Item 138 #10s

Item 138 #10s

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2017 $2,487,500 FY2018 $1,948,500 GF

Page 106, line 6, strike "$27,391,970" and insert "$29,879,470".
Page 106, line 6, strike "$28,091,970" and insert "$30,040,470".


(This amendment provides funding for a multi-platform STEM education engagement program and research study, consisting of 1,400 4th-7th grade students across Hampton Roads randomly selected to participate in a two-year fully immersive educational engagement program, via the Virginia Air & Space Center. The program will include thorough research and evaluation that will be conducted before, throughout, and after the two-year project period. Research finding of this study will be disseminated to the Department of Education, Virginia Superintendents of School, School Board officials and all other relevant statewide venues.)