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Commission to Review Maryland's Use of Assessments and Testing in Public Schools

Sponsored by:

Senator Pinsky


Veto sustained (0-46)

Synopsis:Establishing the Commission to Review Maryland's Use of Assessments and Testing in Public Schools; requiring the State Department of Education to survey and assess specified data relating to local, State and federally mandated assessments; requiring the Department to report specified results to the State Board of Education, each county board of education, specified educational organizations, and specified legislative committees on or before August 31, 2015; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Pinsky, Astle, Benson, Brochin, Conway, Currie, Eckardt, Edwards, Feldman, Guzzone, Jennings, Kagan, King, Klausmeier, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, McFadden, Middleton, Montgomery, Nathan-Pulliam, Peters, Pugh, Ramirez, Raskin, Reilly, Rosapepe, Waugh, Young, Bates, Salling, and Simonaire
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0452
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2015
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Assessments
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Education, Boards of
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October 24, 2017 4:48 P.M.