1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Reading Remediation/No Second Year

Item 138 #50h

Item 138 #50h

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY1999 $0 FY2000 ($5,125,936) GF

Page 93, line 14, strike "$2,411,157,990" and insert "$2,406,032,054".
Page 109, line 42, strike "and $6,659,170 the second year from the".
Page 110, after line 9, insert:
"The Department of Education shall continue to make the state-provided diagnostic test used in this program available to local school divisions for use by reading teachers."

(This amendment would eliminate the early remediation program in the second year because every elementary school would have reading teachers. The language would clarify that the state-provided diagnostic test used in the kindergarten or first grade would still be available for these reading teachers to use.)