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Education - Accountability Program - Assessments (More Learning, Less Testing Act of 2017)

Sponsored by:

Senator Manno


In the House - Hearing 3/21 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Repealing specified requirements relating to a specified social studies assessment; requiring the State Board of Education, in collaboration with specified stakeholders, to redesign a high school level social studies assessment to meet specified criteria; requiring specified county boards of education and specified employee representatives to meet and confer regarding items and to mutually agree to a specified amount of time that must be devoted to specified assessments by December 1, 2017, and annually thereafter; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Manno, Benson, Brochin, Currie, DeGrange, Edwards, Feldman, Guzzone, Hough, Jennings, Kagan, Kasemeyer, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Lee, Madaleno, Mathias, Muse, Nathan-Pulliam, Norman, Peters, Ready, Robinson, Rosapepe, Salling, Serafini, Smith, Young, Zirkin, Zucker, and Pinsky
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0461
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2017
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Assessments
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Education, Boards of
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Board of
Public Schools
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Education

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March 21, 2017 3:30 P.M.