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Education - PARCC Testing - Children With Disabilities (Ben's Rule)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Vogt


In the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Authorizing a parent or guardian of a child with a disability who is nonverbal to refuse to allow the child to participate in a Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment or its equivalent in a public school; and requiring that the refusal be documented in the Individualized Education Program of the child.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Vogt, Angel, D. Barnes, Beitzel, Bromwell, Brooks, Buckel, Carozza, Ebersole, Folden, Frick, Grammer, Hettleman, Hixson, Hornberger, Jackson, Kipke, Kittleman, Knotts, McComas, McKay, Proctor, Rose, Szeliga, Vallario, C. Wilson, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Assessments
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Parents and Guardians -see also- Adoption; Child Custody
Public Schools
Statutes:Article - Education

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November 28, 2017 1:02 P.M.