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2018 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Virginia's Tiered Systems of Supports

Item 129 #1h

Item 129 #1h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Education
Department of Education, Central Office Operations FY2019 $250,000 FY2020 $250,000 GF

Language
Page 104, line 4, strike "$15,952,613" and insert "$16,202,613".
Page 104, line 4, strike "$15,952,613" and insert "$16,202,613".


Explanation

(This amendment adds $250,000 additional general fund appropriation to Virginia's Tiered Systems of Supports (VTSS) for teachers, administrators, and Specialized Instructional Support Personnel. The current appropriation enables the Department of Education to provide training, technical assistance, and on-site coaching to public school teachers and administrators on implementation of a positive behavioral interventions and supports program. This programming addresses both the academic and behavioral needs of students; including students impacted by trauma, improves school climate; and reduces disruptive behavior in the classroom. The additional funding shall be focused on supporting Title I and Accreditation Denied Schools.)