2019 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Sturtevant
STEM Teacher Incentive-4th Year

Item 135 #8s

Item 135 #8s

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2019 $0 FY2020 $100,000 GF

Page 134, line 4, strike "$32,373,459" and insert "$32,473,459".

Page 136, line 28, strike "$808,000" and insert "$908,000".

Page 136, line 37, strike "and".

Page 136, line 37, after "third" insert ", and fourth".

Page 136, line 40, strike "$15,000" and insert "$20,000".


(This amendment increase incentives for STEM Teacher Incentive Program to attract, recruit, and retain high-quality diverse individuals to teach science, technology, engineering, or mathematics in Virginia's middle and high schools experiencing difficulty in recruiting qualified teachers and that teach in a school division considered At-Risk based on state supervision through a memorandum of understanding with the State Board of Education. Incentive for eligible individuals shall include a fourth $5,000 scholarship after completion of fourth year of teaching in such school division. All other preexisting eligibility requirements shall also apply. Total incentive shall be $20,000 per eligible teacher.)