2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ayala
HB 953 - College and Career Readiness Steering Committee

Item 136 #2h

Item 136 #2h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Secretary of Education FY2021 $30,000 FY2022 $30,000 GF

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(This amendment provides $30,000 in each year to the Secretary of Education's office to cover the costs associated with House Bill 958 and is dependent on its passage. The bill, as introduced, requires the Secretary of Education to establish a 21-member College and Career Readiness Steering Committee to (i) develop and oversee implementation of a strategic plan for ensuring that all students in the Commonwealth, and particularly subgroups of students who have been historically underserved, graduate from high school (a) meeting the requirements for an advanced studies diploma, (b) having had the opportunity to participate and succeed in pathways that integrate rigorous academic instruction aligned with the Standards of Learning, including career and technical education, work-based learning, wraparound services, and opportunities to earn credit for postsecondary education while enrolled in high school, and (c) having had a high school experience that is aligned with expectations for postsecondary education and employer demand and (ii) provide certain recommendations, guidance, leadership, goals, and assistance relating to the implementation of such strategic plan.)