2023 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Petersen
Sec. of Ed. - Study Childcare Workforce (language only)

Item 128 #2s

Item 128 #2s

Secretary of Education


Page 136, after line 39, insert:

"D. The Secretary of Education, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education, shall evaluate and submit to the General Assembly no later than December 1, 2023, a study on the future of the childcare workforce. Such study should include, but not be limited to: (i) separating regulations for care of school-aged children (after-school or out-of-school programs) from early childhood education regulations, (ii) examining requirements for early childhood education site directors and individuals in the classroom for all licensed programs, and (iii) beginning a holistic review."


(This amendment requires the Secretary of Education to conduct a study of the future of childcare workforce.)