Introduced by Rep. Thomas Stallworth, III (D) on November 12, 2013, to require the state Department of Education to develop and phase-in programs to achieve more student proficiency on the third grade state reading assessment test. The programs would have to include “diagnostic evaluation,” early intervention, tutoring, mentoring and more. Full Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on November 12, 2013.
Reported in the House on December 4, 2013, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.