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2005 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Introduced)

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Direct Aid to Public Education

Item 148

Item 148

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
Adult Literacy Services (19200)$12,705,000$12,705,000
$12,805,000
Financial Assistance for Adult Literacy Services (19202)FY2005 $12,705,000FY2006 $12,705,000
$12,805,000
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2005 $2,580,000FY2006 $2,580,000
$2,680,000
Federal TrustFY2005 $10,125,000FY2006 $10,125,000

Authority: Discretionary Inclusion; P.L. 95-561, Federal Code.


A. This appropriation includes $125,000 the first year and $125,000 the second year from the general fund for the ongoing literacy programs conducted by Mountain Empire Community College, and $125,000 the first year and $125,000 the second year from the general fund for a workplace literacy program to support the Communities for Opportunity Initiative in the Department of Housing and Community Development.


B. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Adult Literacy Services, the Board of Education shall provide $100,000 the first year and $100,000 $200,000 the second year from the general fund to match the Virginia Literacy Foundation grants to volunteer literacy groups providing services for adults with 0-4th grade reading skills.


C. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Adult Literacy Services, the Board of Education shall provide $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the second year from the general fund to the Virginia Educational Technology Alliance to provide teacher training opportunities in the effective use of educational technologies to full-time, part-time and volunteer teachers involved in adult education and literacy programs in the Commonwealth.