2023 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB6001 (Enrolled)

Department of Education, Central Office Operations

Item 132

Item 132

First Year - FY2023Second Year - FY2024
School and Division Assistance (18500)$7,872,387$9,550,128
School Improvement (18501)FY2023 $2,820,403FY2024 $4,498,144
School Nutrition (18502)FY2023 $4,573,844FY2024 $4,573,844
Pupil Transportation (18503)FY2023 $478,140FY2024 $478,140
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2023 $3,356,313FY2024 $5,034,054
SpecialFY2023 $31,010FY2024 $31,010
Federal TrustFY2023 $4,485,064FY2024 $4,485,064

Authority: School Improvement: § 22.1-253.13:1 et seq., Code of Virginia; P. L. 107-110, Federal Code.

School Nutrition: §§ 22.1-24, 22.1-89.1, and 22.1-207.3, Code of Virginia; P.L. 79-396, P.L. 89-642, P.L. 95-627, as amended, P.L. 108-265, Federal Code.

Pupil Transportation: Title 22.1, Chapter 12, and Title 46.2, Code of Virginia; P. L. 103-272 and P.L. 109-20, Federal Code.

A. This appropriation includes $1,100,183 the first year and $1,100,183 the second year from the general fund for contractual services related to assisting schools that do not meet the Standards of Accreditation as prescribed by the Board of Education.

B. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 2.2-1502.1, Code of Virginia, the Board of Education, in cooperation with the Department of Planning and Budget, is authorized to invite a school division to participate in the school efficiency review program described in § 2.2-1502.1, Code of Virginia, as a component of a division level academic review pursuant to § 22.1-253.13:3, Code of Virginia.

C. Out of this appropriation, $744,720 the first year and $2,422,461 the second year from the general fund is provided to expand the Office of School Quality to establish a regional continuous improvement model of support for school divisions not meeting state accreditation standards and federal accountability standards.