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Low Moor, VA  24457

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DATE:   January 25, 2016

 

INFORMATION ITEM

 

SUBJECT

Alleghany County Public Schools’ Legislative Priorities – 2016

RATIONALE

The legislative priorities for ACPS address the following:

·         Provide sufficient funding and allow flexibility for local school divisions to determine the use of the funding;

·         Put the control of the schools back into the local school board’s authority;

·         Provide the appropriate resources for schools that are challenged;

·         Provide a balanced assessment and accountability system to enhance student learning; and

·         Allow local school boards the option of participating in the statewide health insurance program.

ESTIMATED COSTS

Undetermined at this time

BUDGET CATEGORY

Operating Budget

LEGAL REFERENCE

Virginia Constitution

STAFF CONTACTS

Gene Kotulka

SUPERINTENDENT’S

RECOMMENDATION 

Recommended

 

 

Attached:  2016 Legislative Priorities