2022 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Direct Aid - Full-time Principal in Every School

Item 137 #5c

Item 137 #5c

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2023 $9,996,041 FY2024 $10,282,145 GF

Page 140, line 5, strike "$9,353,567,746" and insert "$9,363,563,787".
Page 140, line 5, strike "$9,071,830,605" and insert "$9,082,112,750".

Page 146, after line 52, insert:

"g. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection H 1 of § 22.1-253.13:2 of the Code of Virginia, each local school board shall employ, at a minimum, one full-time principal in each elementary school."


(This amendment provides $10.0 million the first year from the general fund and $10.2 million the second year from the general fund for the state share of one full-time school principal position for each elementary school. Current law provides that elementary schools with fewer than 300 students are provided a half-time principal position.)