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2012 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB1300 (Chapter 2)

Department of Education, Central Office Operations

Item 126

Item 126 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2011Second Year - FY2012
Pupil Assessment Services (18400)$35,601,489$35,601,359
Test Development and Administration (18401)FY2011 $35,601,489FY2012 $35,601,359
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2011 $29,351,489FY2012 $29,351,359
SpecialFY2011 $250,000FY2012 $250,000
Federal TrustFY2011 $6,000,000FY2012 $6,000,000

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


A. Out of this appropriation, $28,080,678 the first year and $28,080,678 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.