1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Program Flexibility - 1st Grade (language only)

Item 140 #3h

Item 140 #3h

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education

Page 121, line 33, after "students" insert:
"Such intervention programs, at the discretion of the local school division, may include, but not be limited to: the use of special reading teachers; trained aides; volunteer tutors under the supervision of a certified teacher; computer-based reading tutorial programs; the use of aides to instruct in-class groups while the teacher provides direct instruction to the students who need extra assistance; or extended instructional time in the school day or year for these students."

(This amendment clarifies the flexibility school divisions have in implementing the first grade reading remediation program.)