2021 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Lucas
Active Learning Grants

Item 144 #6s

Item 144 #6s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2021 $0 FY2022 $250,000 GF

Page 146, line 23, strike "$43,069,426" and insert "$43,319,426".

Page 146, after line 33, insert: "Active Learning Grants $0  $250,000".

Page 157, after line 31, insert:

"UU. Out of this appropriation, $250,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided for grants to school divisions for encouraging active in-class, remote and hybrid learning for students in pre-kindergarten through the second grade.  School divisions seeking to apply for this grant shall submit a proposal to the Department of Education outlining the intended use of funds and a projected number of students to be served.  The Department shall establish criteria for awarding these funds. The funds may be used to purchase a platform featuring on-demand activities that integrate math and English Standards of learning content into movement-rich activities that can be used at school, home and on all devices (i.e., computers, tablets and phones)."


(This amendment provides $250,000 GF the second year to encourage active learning for students in pre-K through 2nd grade. The Department of Education will establish criteria by which to award these funds to school divisions. Local school divisions will use the grant funds to provide active learning curriculum that relate math and language Standard of Learning content into movement rich activities for students in pre-K through 2nd grade.)