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2016 Regular Session



Education - Assessments - Limits on Testing

Sponsored by:

Delegate Luedtke


In the Senate - First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs

Synopsis:Requiring the State Board of Education to adopt regulations limiting the amount of time in the aggregate that may be devoted to federal, State, and locally mandated assessments for each grade to 2% of the specified minimum required annual instructional hours; and prohibiting time devoted to teacher-selected classroom quizzes and exams, portfolio reviews, or performance assessments from being counted toward the specified testing time limits.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Luedtke, Ebersole, Anderson, Atterbeary, Barkley, D. Barnes, Barve, Brooks, Carr, Cullison, Dumais, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Gutierrez, Hill, Jalisi, Jameson, Kelly, Lam, Moon, Morales, Patterson, Platt, Reznik, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Sanchez, Smith, Stein, Tarlau, Turner, Valentino-Smith, Walker, A. Washington, M. Washington, P. Young, Zucker, Afzali, and A. Miller
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0407
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
Ways and Means  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Assessments
Education, State Board of
Public Schools
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Education

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May 3, 2016 1:50 P.M.