DE SB19 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-3)
Status: Introduced on January 24 2017 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-06-12 - Amendment SA 1 to SB 19 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


Some students from disadvantaged backgrounds arrive at school lacking the same vocabulary and word recognition skills of their peers, putting them at a disadvantage when developing literacy skills in primary grades. In analyzing this disparity, studies have shown that the third grade is a critical turning point in educational development and that students who are not preforming at grade level by this point will continue to fall behind their peers at an increasingly rapid pace.

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An Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Creation Of A Pilot Program For Disadvantaged Students In Early Primary Grades Focused On Reduced Class Size And An Intensive Learning Experience.



2018-06-12 Amendment SA 1 to SB 19 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2017-03-15 Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 2 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
2017-01-24 Introduced and Assigned to Education Committee in Senate

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