2019 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Mason

Item 135 #4s

Item 135 #4s

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2019 $0 FY2020 $350,000 GF

Page 134, line 4, strike "$32,373,459" and insert "$32,723,459".


(This amendment provides funding for Soundscapes' social intervention programs to serve more students in more locations on the Peninsula. Soundscapes is a an educational development organization teaching transformational life skills to socio-economically disadvantaged youth in Virginia through a rigorous, daily, after school curriculum, starting in first grade and extending through high school. Elementary students in this program have shown improved behavior and dramatic increases in the SOL passing rates compared to Title I elementary students in their school division who are not participating.)