DE HB12 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-2)
Status: Introduced on January 19 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-01-05 - Adopted in lieu of the original bill HB 12, and Assigned to Education Committee in House
Pending: House Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]

Summary

This bill provides State funding to kindergarten through third grade for basic special education. State funding already occurs for intensive and complex special education during these grades. Currently the basic special education funding runs from fourth through twelfth grade. This bill is an effort to promote earlier identification and assistance for basic special education needs which should then mitigate costs over the long term.Pursuant to its terms, funding for K-3 special education will be phased in gradually over 4 years.

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Title

An Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Public Schools.

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-01-05HouseAdopted in lieu of the original bill HB 12, and Assigned to Education Committee in House
2017-01-18 Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 4 Favorable, 9 On Its Merits
2017-01-19 Assigned to Appropriations Committee in Senate

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