She spoke to HB 2325 Supplemental Operating Budget. President Kutzera asked the committee to support four budget priorities.
- Fund the additional 14 hours of training in “required standards” for paraeducators.
- Funding for behavioral health specialists at all nine ESDs.
- Fund $806,000 to cover dyslexia screening.
- Expand funding for the Education Ombuds to expand family-school collaboration and outreach.