Bill Summaries: H1057 (2015-2016 Session)

  • Summary date: May 10 2016 - View summary

    Appropriates $93,727,895 in recurring funds for 2016‑17 from the General Fund to the Department of Public Instruction to provide funds to local school administrative units to place at least one literacy coach in every elementary school in the unit serving kindergarten through third grade. Requires literacy coaches to develop strategic plans in collaboration with principals to assist classroom teachers serving students in kindergarten through third grade to improve the delivery of literacy instruction and to individualize student instruction. Specifies what may be included in the plans. Effective July 1, 2016.