2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Callahan
Add Phonics Requirement to SOL Teacher Training (language only)

Item 147 #24h

Item 147 #24h

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education

Page 115, after line 25, insert:
"4) Training for teachers in the use of systematic explicit phonics and the use of decodable text and other suitable materials for systematic phonics instruction for teachers of kindergarten, first and second grades."

(This amendment would add training in phonics to the objectives and requirements of the Teacher Training for the Standards of Learning Program.)