2017 Session

Budget Amendments - SB900 (Floor Approved)

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VSU - Study to Address the Shortfall of Agriculture Teachers (language only)

Item 230 #1s

Item 230 #1s

Virginia State University


Page 218, after line 17, insert:

"H.The College of Agriculture at Virginia State University shall work with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University to develop a report on the current and future needs of agriculture education degree programs in order to address a shortage in agriculture teachers.  Virginia State University shall report findings and recommendations to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by September 1, 2017.".


(This language amendment instructs Virginia State University's College of Agriculture and Virginia Tech to work together to develop a plan to address the shortfall of agriculture teachers in the Commonwealth of Virginia.)