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EXPLANATION: Directs the administrative reveiw of reading teachers
Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 1,
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, page 359, after line 2, by adding an
appropriately numbered paragraph to read:
/ (SDE: Reading Teacher Review) For the current fiscal year a principal of an elementary or primary school in which twenty percent or more of the students scored Not Met on the reading and research portion of the state assessment may conduct an administrative review of the reading teacher to ensure that students are receiving proper reading instruction. Further, the teacher must be required to participate in professional development or continuing education courses./
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend totals and titles to conform