2016 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Dunnavant
Virginia Reading Corps (language only)

Item 139 #24s

Item 139 #24s

Direct Aid to Public Education


Page 135, after line 50, insert:

" g. Out of this amount, $800,000 each year shall be reserved for school divisions to partner with the Virginia Reading Corps program.  Any unused funds at the end of the fiscal year would revert to the Department for general disbursement through early reading intervention payments.  The Virginia Reading Corps shall report annually to the school division and Department of Education on the outcomes of this program.".


(This amendment reserves $800,000 from Early Intervention Reading Initiative funding to be used for the Virginia Reading Corps programs in schools.)