Standards of Learning; waiver requirements for certain students. (HB3172)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Waiver of Standards of Learning requirements for certain students. Requires that the Standards of Learning requirements and all related assessments must be waived for any student enrolled in an advanced placement class at the high school level who scores three or above on the advanced placement test for that subject. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2007Presented and ordered printed 072650332
01/19/2007Referred to Committee on Education
01/29/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3172)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1875.


Kevin writes:

Good amendment. No point of doubling the tests for AP students.

David Netherton writes:

I disagree. The tests are not the same. An advanced placement test does not necessarily include the same content as the SOL test. It is always dangerous to substitute tests for one another without first finding out if they were designed to do the same thing. These two tests were not so designed.