2019 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Sturtevant
Increase Master Teacher Residency Program

Item 135 #7s

Item 135 #7s

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2019 $0 FY2020 $1,500,000 GF

Page 134, line 4, strike "$32,373,459" and insert "$33,873,459".

Page 139, line line 22, strike "$1,500,000" and insert "$3,000,000".


(This amendment increases appropriation to $3 million for grants for teacher residency partnerships between university teacher preparation programs and the Petersburg, Norfolk, and Richmond City school divisions and any other university teacher preparation programs and hard to staff school divisions to help improve new teacher training and retention for hard to staff schools. The grants will support a site specific residency model program for preparation, planning, development, and implementation including possible stipends in the program to attract qualified candidates and mentors. Applications must be submitted to the Department of Education by August 1 each year.)