2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hamilton
Diagnostic Test for Early Intervention (language only)

Item 147 #42h

Item 147 #42h

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education

Page 126, line 37, strike ".  The Department of Education", and insert:
"or which have been selected by local school divisions to meet local needs."
Page 126, strike lines 38 through 42.
Page 126, line 43, strike "state provided test."
Page 126, line 44, strike "state-provided".
Page 126, line 44, strike "used in" and insert "approved by the state for".
Page 126, line 46, after "tests" insert "used".

(This amendment would allow a local school divisions to use diagnostic reading measures of its own choosing for the Early Reading Intervention program. Approval by the Department of Education of an alternate test would no longer be required.)