2023 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Floor Approved)

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DOE - Tiered System of Supports

Item 129 #2s

Item 129 #2s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Department of Education, Central Office Operations FY2023 $0 FY2024 $1,500,000 GF

Page 136, line 50, strike "$292,102,386" and insert "$293,602,386".

Page 141, after line 57, insert:

"W. Out of this appropriation, $1,500,000 the second year from the general fund is designated to support training, technical assistance, and on-site coaching to public school teachers and administrators on implementation of a positive behavioral interventions and supports program with the goal of improving school climate and reducing disruptive behavior in the classroom. Such training and other assistance may be provided as part of the Department's ongoing efforts to assist schools with implementation of a tiered system of supports that addresses both academic and behavioral needs."


(This amendment provides $1.5 million GF in the second year to support the Virginia Tiered System of Support per the JLARC report on the Pandemic Impact on Public K-12 Education. This is a recommendation from the Behavioral Health Commission.)