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Department of Education, Central Office Operations

Item 133

Item 133

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
State Education Services (19100)$40,373,670$40,071,702
State Education Services for Special Education (19102)FY2001 $21,500FY2002 $21,500
State Education Services for Vocational Education (19103)FY2001 $1,153,696FY2002 $1,154,267
State Education Services for Adult Education (19104)FY2001 $458,611FY2002 $461,089
State Education Services for General Education (19105)FY2001 $3,573,481FY2002 $3,575,047
State Education Services for Research, Testing, and Evaluation (19107)FY2001 $26,199,905FY2002 $25,759,130
State Education Services for Public School Support (19108)FY2001 $2,406,911FY2002 $2,408,674
State Education Regional Services (19112)FY2001 $6,397,653FY2002 $6,529,974
Virginia Business - Education Partnership (19117)FY2001 $161,913FY2002 $162,021
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2001 $39,983,670FY2002 $39,681,702
SpecialFY2001 $390,000FY2002 $390,000

State Education Services for Adult Education (1910400): §§ 22.1-223 through 22.1-236, Code of Virginia; Part B., P.L. 100-297, as amended, P.L. 102-73, Adult Education Act.


State Education Services for Research, Testing and Evaluation (1910700): § 22.1-19, Code of Virginia; Article VIII, Section 2, Constitution of Virginia.


State Education Services for Public School Support (1910800): §§ 22.1-16, 22.1-138 through 22.1-141, 22.1-186, 22.1-238 through 22.1-253, 22.1-346 through 22.1-357, Code of Virginia.


State Education Services for Early Childhood (1910900): §§ 22.1-199 through 22.1-221, Code of Virginia.


State Education for Preadolescent (1911000): §§ 22.1-200 through 22.1-221, Code of Virginia.


State Education Services for Adolescent (1911100): §§ 22.1-200 through 22.1-221; §§ 22.1-228 through 22.1-237, Code of Virginia.


State Education Services for Regional Services (1911200): §§ 22.1-213 through 22.1-221, Code of Virginia.


Virginia Business-Education Partnership Program (1911700): §§ 9-325 through 9-329, Chapter 41, Code of Virginia.


A. The Superintendent of Public Instruction is encouraged to implement school/community team training.


B. The appropriation for State Education Regional Services includes $55,000 the first year and $55,000 the second year from the general fund to provide technical assistance to localities in developing a comprehensive, coordinated, quality preschool program for serving at-risk four-year-old children.


C. Out of the amounts for State Education Services, $97,948 the first year and $97,948 the second year from the general fund is provided for the Virginia Business-Education Partnership Program.


D. Out of the amounts for State Education Services, $296,000 the first year and $296,000 the second year from the general fund is provided for the Virginia VIEWS Program.


E. The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall provide direction and technical assistance to local school divisions in the revision of their Vocational Education curriculum and instructional practices.


F. Out of the amounts for State Education Services, $17,968,016 the first year and $18,970,044 the second year from the general fund are provided for the development and administration of assessment materials and tests related to the Standards of Learning.


G. The appropriation for State Education Regional Services includes $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the second year from the general fund to provide technical assistance and assessment services to localities implementing truancy intervention/safe schools projects.


H. The Superintendent of Public Instruction, in cooperation with the Commissioner of Social Services, shall encourage local departments of social services and local school divisions to work together to develop cooperative arrangements for the use of school resources, especially computer labs, for the purpose of training Temporary Assistance to Needy Families recipients for the workforce.


I. Out of the appropriation for State Education Services for Research, Testing and Evaluation, an amount estimated at $923,290 the first year and $868,582 the second year from the general fund is provided to continue the Literacy Passport Test pursuant to the Standards of Quality § 22.1-253.13.


J. The Department of Education shall conduct a statewide review and evaluation of the effectiveness of the following state-funded programs established to address the academic deficiencies of those students at risk of educational failure: Standards of Quality (SOQ) Remediation; Preschool Programs for At-Risk Four-Year-Olds; Remedial Summer School; Standards of Learning (SOL) Assessment Remediation; Drop-Out Prevention Programs; Regional Alternative Education; and the At-Risk Add-On Program. The Department shall provide by July 1 of each year a report on the results of the assessment, including any recommendations, to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations, House Education, Senate Finance and Senate Education and Health Committees, as well as the Chairman of the Standing Joint Subcommittee on School Dropout Prevention and the Chairman of the Joint Subcommittee Studying Remediation.


K. Out of the appropriation for State Education Services, $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year from the general fund is provided for developing the plan for assessing the success of the Teacher Training Standards of Learning program, as required in Item 143 C 6.


L. Notwithstanding § 4-1.05 b 3 of this act, the Superintendent of Public Instruction may apply for grant funding to be used by local school divisions consistent with the provisions of Chapter 447, 1999 Session of the General Assembly. The nongeneral fund appropriation for this agency shall be adjusted by the amount of the proceeds of any such grant awards.


M. Out of the amounts for State Education Services, $250,000 the first year from the general fund and $250,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to conduct a statewide assessment of the effectiveness of the remedial programs outlined in paragraph J of this Item and to assess the effectiveness of retesting students who fail any Standards of Learning (SOL) tests after they receive remedial instruction.


N. The Department of Education, in collaboration with the Office of Comprehensive Services, shall provide training to local staff serving on Family Assessment and Planning Teams and Community Policy and Management Teams. Training shall include, but need not be limited to, the federal and state requirements pertaining to the provision of the special education services funded under § 2.1-757, Code of Virginia. The training shall also include written guidance concerning which services remain the financial responsibility of the local school divisions. In addition, the Department of Education shall provide ongoing local oversight of its federal and state requirements related to the provision of services funded under § 2.1-757, Code of Virginia.


O. Out of the appropriation for State Education Services, $2,519,956 the first year and $1,944,439 the second year from the general fund is provided to assist schools that do not meet the Standards of Accreditation as prescribed by the Board of Education.


P. Out of the amounts for State Education Services for Research, Testing and Evaluation, $3,843,220 the first year and $2,428,142 the second year from the general fund is designated for the administrative costs of implementing the Standards of Learning Technology Payments in Item 143, Paragraph C 19, of this act.