Status Summary

First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.17.19. Public hearing scheduled in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.30.19 at 1:30 p.m. (Subject to change). (updated 2.15.19)

Legislative Session

2019

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Wellman

Proposes state funding to support school districts to offer minimum instructional program of basic education.  Outlines formula for allocation and distribution.  Also establishes that, during the 2019-2021 biennium, school districts with more than fifty percent of students eligible for free and reduced- price meals will receive additional allocations. 

The bill also proposes reduction of required staffing related to health and social services and guidance counselors, effective September 2023.