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"U.1. Out of this appropriation, $7,137,118 each year from the general fund is designated for base operating support.
2. Out of this appropriation, $7,961,150 each year from the general fund is designated to address the projected growth of in-state students.
V.1. Out of this appropriation, $2,740,343 each year from the general fund is designated to achieve the goals of the six-year academic plan submitted by the Virginia Community College System in the fall 2011. The Virginia Community College System shall utilize these funds to strengthen existing associate degree programs especially in STEM-H areas and to improve the full-time faculty ratio to 45 percent.
2. The Virginia Community College System shall reallocate $4,439,267 the first year and $5,919,022 the second year from current educational and general program funds either to support the initiatives identified in paragraph V.1. and / or to address programs and strategies that serve to advance the objectives of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2011.
3. Out of this appropriation, $500,000 each year from the general fund is designated for Northern Virginia Community College to implement the SySTEMic Solutions initiative which will enable expansion of dual enrollment courses with a STEM focus in all Northern Virginia school districts; opportunities to earn industry-aligned certifications; professional development opportunities for STEM teachers; part-time employment and internship opportunities for students in STEM programs; hands-on SOL-based science lessons at the elementary level with industry input and support; and collaborative robotics programs between the community college and K-12 schools. It is expected that an equal amount of private funds will be generated as a match for the state support.
W. It is the intent of the General Assembly that 100 percent of the general funds contained in this amendment be allocated to the individual community colleges. As required in paragraph B of this item, the Virginia Community College System shall report to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by July 1 of each year, on the allocation of these funds, as well as the allocation of all general and nongeneral funds contained in this item by individual community colleges for fiscal years 2013 and 2014."