MD SB638 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-1)
Status: Introduced on February 1 2018 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-02-28 - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board, on or before January 1, 2022, to require a candidate for a certificate to teach certain students to pass a test of research-based reading instruction; requiring the Board and the State Board of Education jointly to select the test and set the passing score for the test, subject to a certain condition; requiring the Board and the State Board jointly to set standards for the delivery of research-based reading instruction by teacher preparation programs in the State; etc.

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Teachers and Teacher Preparation Programs - Research-Based Reading Instruction



2018-02-28SenateHearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-01SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs


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