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2008 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 847)

Department of Education, Central Office Operations

Item 129

Item 129 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Pupil Assessment Services (18400)$45,255,395$44,120,031
Test Development and Administration (18401)FY2007 $45,255,395FY2008 $44,120,031
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2007 $31,111,374FY2008 $29,976,010
Federal TrustFY2007 $14,144,021FY2008 $14,144,021

Authority: § 22.1-253.13:3, sections C and E, Code of Virginia; P.L. 107-110, Federal Code.


A. Out of this appropriation, $29,341,571 the first year and $28,084,128 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the costs of contracts for test development, administration, scoring, and reporting as well as other program-related costs of the Standards of Learning testing program .


B. Notwithstanding any contrary provisions of law, the Department of Education shall not be required to administer the Stanford 9 norm-referenced test.