2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Committee Approved)

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Academies of Hampton

Item 135 #11h

Item 135 #11h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2019 $0 FY2020 $500,763 GF

Page 134, line 4, strike "$32,373,459" and insert "$32,874,222".

Page 134, after line 13, insert:

"Academies of Hampton   $0   $500,763".

Page 135, line 21, strike "$32,373,459", and insert "$32,874,222".

Page 142, after line 53, insert:

"MM. Out of this appropriation, $500,763 the second year from the general fund is provided to Hampton City school division for its Academies of Hampton which focuses on preparing students to be career ready or better equipped to entry into post-secondary education."


(This amendment provides $500,763 the second year from the general fund to support Hampton City School (HCS) division for its Academies of Hampton. The one-time funding would pay for completion of course curriculum that is focused on the workforce needs of employers within the Hampton Roads region, materials and equipment needed to implement career and college academies in each of the high schools. Additionally, funding will support the ongoing efforts of HCS to provide on-site visits, materials and support to other school divisions to transform the high school experience and meet the standards established by Virginia’s Profile of a Graduate.)