2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Dunnavant
Workforce Credential Assistance for High School Students (language only)

Item 142 #13s

Item 142 #13s

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia


Page 184, after line 2, insert:

"5. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia shall collaborate with the Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Community College System to develop and facilitate the application of grant funding to the high school population. All students otherwise eligible under the existing guidelines developed by the State Council for Higher Education shall receive first priority."


(This amendment expands eligibility for the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program to high school students pursuing healthcare workforce credentials.)