2023 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Davis
Science of Reading Audiobook Programs

Item 136 #57h

Item 136 #57h

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2023 $0 FY2024 $1,400,000 GF

Page 148, line 23, strike "$140,916,982" and insert "$142,316,982".

Page 150, after line 12, insert:

"Science of Reading Audiobook Programs $0 $1,400,000".
Page 162, after line 21, insert:

"FFF. Out of this appropriation, $1,400,000 the second year from the general fund is provided for school division access to audiobook solutions based in the science of reading for use by students with a reading deficit. The statewide program shall be contracted with a provider that has access to a supplemental program that consists of a library of engaging e-books; provides professional development for educators and administrators based in the science of reading; and has support from an educator success team dedicated to helping educators serve their students through the implementation and monitoring of evidence-based solutions."


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)