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File #: RES. 2021-R020    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 3/9/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/12/2021 Final action: 4/12/2021
Title: To approve the revised program outline and budget of the Richmond Public Schools Foundation to use a $81,451 portion of $585,000 approved for allocation by Res. No. 2013-R115-122, adopted May 13, 2013, for the purpose of allowing the reallocation of remaining grant funds in the amount of $81,451.00 from the Innovation and Excellence in Education Special Fund to purchase professional development materials, including the Eureka Digital Suite, for teachers involved in implementing the math curriculum of the school division administered by the School Board of the City of Richmond in alignment with the Dreams4RPS Richmond Public Schools 2018-23 Strategic Plan.
Patrons: President Newbille
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2021-R020
Title
To approve the revised program outline and budget of the Richmond Public Schools Foundation to use a $81,451 portion of $585,000 approved for allocation by Res. No. 2013-R115-122, adopted May 13, 2013, for the purpose of allowing the reallocation of remaining grant funds in the amount of $81,451.00 from the Innovation and Excellence in Education Special Fund to purchase professional development materials, including the Eureka Digital Suite, for teachers involved in implementing the math curriculum of the school division administered by the School Board of the City of Richmond in alignment with the Dreams4RPS Richmond Public Schools 2018-23 Strategic Plan.
Body
WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 2013-R115-122, adopted May 13, 2013, the Council approved the written program outline and budget with projected outcomes for the Math Teacher Academy program and authorized the expenditure of $585,000 from the Innovation and Excellence in Education Special Fund, established by Ordinance No. 2012-30-50, adopted May 14, 2012, to Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation, Inc. (the "Foundation") pursuant to a grant contract incorporating the written program outline and budget to be entered into by the Chief Administrative Officer and approved as to form by the City Attorney; and
WHEREAS, the original grant contract authorizing the expenditures for the Math Teacher Academy program was executed on July 15, 2013; and
WHEREAS, the Foundation has represented that the Math Teacher Academy concluded in 2016 and that as of December 31, 2020, there was $81,451.00 remaining of the original appropriation of $585,000.00 to the Innovation and Excellence in Education Special Fund; and
WHEREAS, the Council believes that it is in the best interests of the citizens of the City of Richmond that the Council approve the revised program outline and budget submitted by the Foundation to use a $81,451 portion of $585,000 approved for allocation by Res. No. 2013-R1...

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