2018 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Senate Committee Approved)

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DOE - Multisensory Structured Literacy Teacher Training

Item 129 #1s

Item 129 #1s

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Department of Education, Central Office Operations FY2019 $290,000 FY2020 $290,000 GF

Page 104, line 4, strike "$15,952,613" and insert "$16,242,613".
Page 104, line 4, strike "$15,952,613" and insert "$16,242,613".

Page 104, after line 48, insert:

"E. Out of this appropriation, $290,000 from the general fund and $145,000 from federal funds each year shall be used for Multisensory Structured Literacy teacher training.".


(This amendment provides funding to triple from 90 teachers to 270 teachers that can be served annually by the 30-hour literacy teacher professional development in the Orton-Gillingham instructional method. This is a direct systematic approach to teaching language structure for reading remediation. It is designed to address the needs of struggling readers who have difficulty with reading, spelling, and writing, including those with a specific learning disability such as dyslexia.)