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Department of Education, Central Office Operations

Item 138

Item 138

First Year - FY2003Second Year - FY2004
State Education Services (19100)$39,444,561$40,512,060
State Education Services for Special Education (19102)FY2003 $11,550FY2004 $11,550
State Education Services for Vocational Education (19103)FY2003 $1,110,741FY2004 $1,110,741
State Education Services for Adult Education (19104)FY2003 $457,945FY2004 $457,945
State Education Services for General Education (19105)FY2003 $3,606,968FY2004 $3,606,968
State Education Services for Research, Testing, and Evaluation (19107)FY2003 $24,554,946FY2004 $25,176,256
State Education Services for Public School Support (19108)FY2003 $6,593,928FY2004 $7,040,117
State Education Regional Services (19112)FY2003 $3,006,304FY2004 $3,006,304
Virginia Business - Education Partnership (19117)FY2003 $102,179FY2004 $102,179
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2003 $39,383,482FY2004 $40,450,981
SpecialFY2003 $61,079FY2004 $61,079

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, $21,800,688 the first year and $22,615,090 the second year from the general fund is provided for the development and administration of assessment materials and tests related to the Standards of Learning.


G. 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.


H. Out of the appropriation for State Education Services for Research, Testing and Evaluation, an amount estimated at $868,582 the first year and $651,437 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.


I. 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.


J. 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 § 2.2-5211, 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 § 2.2-5211, Code of Virginia.


K. Out of the amounts for State Education Services for Research, Testing and Evaluation, $2,027,138 the first year and $2,027,138 the second year from the general fund is designated for the administrative costs of implementing the Educational Technology Initiative in Item 147, paragraph C 11, of this act.


L. Out of the amounts for State Education Services for Research, Testing, and Evaluation, $2,988,537 the first year and $3,434,726 the second year from the general fund is designated for administrative and contractual services for development, support, and maintenance of a web-based software application that electronically delivers or administers high school Standards of Learning testing.


M. The Department of Education shall collect annually, as part of the financial section of the Annual School Report, data on the expenditures of local school divisions for educational technology, to include hardware, software, and required infrastructure modifications.


N. The amounts for State Education Services include $75,000 the first year and $75,000 the second year from the general fund for the Department of Education to continue the development of model teacher, principal and superintendent training in-service activities and programs geared specifically to the Standards of Learning and technology applications in instruction. Information on these programs, and actual training in the provision of these model activities and programs at the local level, shall be provided to local school divisions in each year. The Department shall also develop and disseminate to local school divisions classroom materials for teachers. Such materials shall include instructional manuals, video tapes, multimedia packages or computer software which provide a day-to-day source of information and reinforcement for classroom teachers.


O. The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall report annually to the Board of Education and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees on the progress of the Governor's Best Practice Centers in meeting performance measures established by the Superintendent. The annual report shall be due by August 1 each year.