HB0978 (CH0029)

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Education - Accountability - Consolidated State Plan and Support and Improvement Plans (Protect Our Schools Act of 2017)

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Delegate Luedtke


Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/5/2017) - Chapter 29

Synopsis:Requiring an educational accountability program to include at least three school quality indicators that measure the comparative opportunities provided to students or the level of student success in public schools; prohibiting the school quality indicators from being based on student testing; requiring the State Board to establish a composite score that provides for a meaningful differentiation of schools under the school accountability system; authorizing a specified plan to include lengthening of the school year; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Luedtke, Tarlau, Mosby, M. Washington, A. Washington, C. Howard, Turner, Kaiser, Ebersole, Patterson, D. Barnes, and Ali
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0871
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Assessments
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Data -see also- Census; Demographics
Education, Boards of
Education, State Board of
Education, State Department of
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Federal Government
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Public Schools
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Statutes:Article - Education
(7-203, 7-203.4)

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November 28, 2017 1:04 P.M.