2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Community Schools - Best Practices Report (language only)

Item 135 #12h

Item 135 #12h

Direct Aid to Public Education


Page 137, after line 9, insert:

"2. The Department of Education, in consultation with Communities In Schools of Virginia and other relevant stakeholders, shall develop, distribute to each local school division, and report to the Governor and General Assembly, no later than November 1, 2019, guidance on best practices for local school divisions to transition existing schools to community schools.  Such guidance shall include best practices for removing nonacademic barriers to learning as a means to enhance student academic success in public elementary and secondary schools throughout the Commonwealth."


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)