COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AMENDMENTS TO H.B. 2435
(Reference to printed bill)
Page 3, line 10, strike "definition" insert "definitions"
Line 11, strike "either use" insert "ADOPT"
Line 12, after "immersion" strike remainder of line
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Line 15, strike "structured English immersion programs"
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Line 23, strike "normally intended to exceed one year."
Strike lines 24 through 29, insert "ADOPT MODELS THAT INCLUDE A MINIMUM AMOUNT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT as follows:
1. ONE HUNDRED TWENTY MINUTES PER DAY, six hundred minutes PER WEEK OR THREE HUNDRED SIXTY HOURS PER SCHOOL YEAR FOR PUPILS IN KINDERGARTEN programs AND GRADES ONE THROUGH SIX.
2. ONE HUNDRED MINUTES PER DAY, FIVE HUNDRED MINUTES PER WEEK OR THREE HUNDRED HOURS PER SCHOOL YEAR FOR PUPILS IN GRADES SEVEN THROUGH TWELVE."
Between lines 32 and 33, insert:
"C. SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND CHARTER SCHOOLS MAY SUBMIT MODELS OF STRUCTURED ENGLISH IMMERSION AND ALTERNATIVE ENGLISH INSTRUCTION FOR APPROVAL BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION."
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Strike lines 39 through 41, insert "Instruction outside the regular school year or school day shall be provided with compensatory instruction and may be eligible for funding from the statewide compensatory instruction fund established by section 15‑756.11."
Page 4, between lines 17 and 18, insert:
"I. THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SHALL ADOPT RULES TO ESTABLISH A FRAMEWORK FOR EVALUATING RESEARCH-BASED MODELS that are SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL. THE STATE BOARD SHALL SOLICIT INPUT FROM EXPERIENCED EDUCATORS. THE FRAMEWORK SHALL ENSURE that ADOPTED MODELS meet all of the following criteria:
1. PROVIDE COHERENT INSTRUCTION ALIGNED WITH this state's ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY STANDARDS.
2. INCLUDE ORAL AND WRITTEN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION, INCLUDING STRUCTURED OPPORTUNITIES TO DEVELOP VERBAL AND WRITTEN SKILLS AND COMPREHENSION STRATEGIES.
3. INCLUDE ACCESS TO COMPLEX LANGUAGE CONTENT THROUGH GRADE-LEVEL textbooks WITH APPROPRIATE SUPPORTS.
4. INCLUDE PARENTal ENGAGEMENT STRATEGIES."
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Page 5, line 7, strike "H" insert "J"
Between lines 7 and 8, insert:
"M. THIS SECTION does not PROHIBIT A PUPIL who is DESIGNATED AS AN ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER FROM BEING CONCURRENTLY ENROLLED IN A STRUCTURED ENGLISH IMMERSION MODEL AND AN ALTERNATIVE ENGLISH INSTRUCTION MODEL."
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1. "Compensatory instruction" has the same meaning prescribed in section 15‑756.11.
Page 6, lines 6, 18 and 29, strike "H" insert "J"
Page 7, line 3, after "pupil." strike remainder of line
Strike lines 4 through 6, insert "This subsection does not prohibit a school district or charter school from receiving monies from the statewide compensatory instruction fund established by section 15‑756.11 for more than two fiscal years for the same pupil."
Page 11, strike lines 5 through 13, insert:
"4. 3. Submit an annual report to the governor, the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives and the state board of education that includes a detailed analysis of whether and to what extent pupils are benefiting academically from compensatory instruction as defined in section 15‑756.11 and a comparison of the academic achievement of pupils before and after receiving compensatory instruction as defined in section 15‑756.11. The department shall submit a copy of this report to the secretary of state and the director of the Arizona state library, archives and public records."
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Line 39, strike "pursuant to section 15‑756.11" insert "and of the statewide compensatory instruction budget requests submitted pursuant to section 15‑756.11"
Page 13, lines 18 and 19, strike "and the statewide compensatory instruction fund established by section 15‑756.11" insert "and the statewide compensatory instruction fund established by section 15‑756.11"
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