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2018 Regular Session



Education - Maryland Early Literacy Initiative Program - Established

Sponsored by:

Senator Conway


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Establishing the Maryland Early Literacy Initiative Program to assist up to 50 qualifying schools to implement an evidence-based literacy program in the school to work with participating students to meet literacy proficiency targets by the end of third grade; requiring the Program to be established in at least three counties; requiring the State Department of Education to develop and administer the Program; authorizing a county board to apply to the Department for grants; terminating the Act after December 31, 2024; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Senator Conway
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Department of
Statutes:Article - Education

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February 5, 2018 7:49 P.M.