Benchmarks for student reading achievement; Board of Education to establish in grades 6-12. (HB2344)

Introduced By

Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Education; benchmarks for student reading achievement; adolescent literacy. Requires the Board of Education to establish benchmarks for student achievement in reading in grades six through 12 to be implemented by local school divisions in English, history and social science, science, and math. Provides that the benchmarks must be infused into the designated Standards of Learning and related assessments. Additionally requires local school boards to develop comprehensive literacy policies and action plans in order to implement the Board of Education benchmarks. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093379412
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Education
01/20/2009Assigned Education sub: Students and Daycare
02/02/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/04/2009Tabled in Education