1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 273, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 2, line 19, before"If" insert "(a)"
1.3Page 2, after line 27, insert:
1.4"(b) Notwithstanding other law to the contrary, if a student who is eligible to transfer
1.5to a nonpublic school under this section instead elects to remain enrolled in a persistently
1.6low performing school, then the student's parent may select a qualified tutor to assist the
1.7student in meeting state and local academic standards and the district must pay the actual
1.8cost of the tutor's services in an amount up to $400 per school year. The commissioner
1.9must reimburse the district for the cost of the tutor's services paid by the district, consistent
1.10with standard accounting procedures."