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Annual Report on the Salaries Paid to Employees of the Commonwealth

Categories: Govt Personnel,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Virginia Issues$file/RD486.pdf

Finds that if state employees’ salaries do not increase in 2015, they will trail the salaries of other employers by 24.82%.  Also includes suggestions for improving the competitiveness of state employee salaries.  From the Department of Human Resource Management


Plan for the Development of an A-F School Grading System for Virginia Public Schools Approved by the Virginia Board of Education

Categories: Education,Virginia Issues$file/RD489.pdf

Describes the response of the Board of Education to 2013 legislation requiring the development of an A-F grading system for individual schools and how the grades will be based on the standards of accreditation,  state and federal accountability requirements, and student growth indicators.  From the Virginia Board of Education


State Spending on the K-12 Standards of Quality: FY 2014

Categories: Education,Govt Finance,Statistics,Virginia Issues

Finds that Virginia spent $5.27 billion or $4,290 on average per pupil on the Standards of Quality in FY2014.  Also explains how much each locality spent and how the figures are arrived at.  From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission


The 2015 Executive Budget Document

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Virginia Issues

Features Governor McAuliffe’s proposed amendments to the 2014-2016 Biennial Budget for Virginia.  From the Department of Planning and Budget


Virginia Water Quality Assessment 305(b)/303(d) Integrated Report 2014

Categories: Environment,Natural Resources,Virginia Issues

This report provides the results of Virginia’s water quality assessments during the time period January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2012  and satisfies state and federal water quality reporting requirements.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality


Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Remarks to the Joint Money Committees

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Virginia Issues

Text of the governor’s pre-session remarks to the money committees of the General Assembly as he presents the outline of his budget proposals.  From the Office of the Governor


The Virginia Report 2014

Categories: Virginia Issues$file/RD364.pdf

Examines progress toward long-term goals for the state and its government.  Includes sections: A Profile of Virginia, How is Virginia Doing, A Regional Perspective, and Council Areas of Emphasis.  From the Council on Virginia’s Future


2014 Annual Report on the Condition and Needs of Public Schools in Virginia

Categories: Education,Virginia Issues$file/RD407.pdf

Includes current condition and critical needs of public education in Virginia, the Standards of Quality, and a Charter School report.  From the Virginia Board of Education


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