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$.222 GFS/Total


$.215 GFS/Total

House: One-time funding is provided for the Superintendent of Public Instruction to convene a workgroup to make recommendations on comprehensive benchmarks for developmentally appropriate interpersonal and decision-making knowledge and skills of social and emotional learning for kindergarten through high school. The workgroup is directed to submit its recommendations to the Legislature's education committees and to the Office of the Governor by October 1, 2016.

Senate: Funding is provided for the implementation of E2SSB 5688 (Student Skills) which requires the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction to convene a work group to recommend comprehensive social emotional learning (SEL) benchmarks that build upon the work that is being done in early learning; guidance in promoting social emotional learning; technical advice on how SEL fits within the existing teacher and principal evaluations, particularly as it relates to school safety and school climate; and an implementation plan.