2023 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Maldonado
Tuition Assistance for Provisionally Licensed Teachers

Item 136 #7h

Item 136 #7h

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2023 $0 FY2024 $743,200 GF

Page 148, line 23, strike "$140,916,982" and insert "$141,660,182".

Page 150, after line 12, insert:

"Tuition Assistance for Provisionally Licensed Teachers $0 $743,200".

Page 162, after line 21, insert:

"FFF.  Out of this appropriation, $743,200 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the state share of tuition assistance for coursework needed for provisionally licensed teachers to become fully licensed.  Eligible teachers may receive the state share of up to $900 and shall be employed in school divisions that have experienced an increase in the number of provisionally licensed teachers since the 2019-2020 school year."


(This amendment is self-explanatory. This is a recommendation from JLARC's report, "Pandemic Impact on Public K-12 Education".)