SOL; Board of Education to require only math and English reading assessments for third graders. (SB270)

Introduced By

Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News) with support from co-patron Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Third grade SOLs; math and English only. Directs the Board of Education to require only math and English reading Standards of Learning assessments for third graders. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/04/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102145D
01/04/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/08/2014Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/16/2014Reported from Education and Health (12-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/21/2014Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 4-N)
01/24/2014Placed on Calendar
01/24/2014Read first time
01/24/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/27/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB270)
02/07/2014Assigned Education sub: Education Reform
02/25/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2014Read second time
02/28/2014Read third time
02/28/2014Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2014Enrolled
03/05/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB270ER)
03/05/2014Signed by Speaker
03/08/2014Signed by President
04/04/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 620 (effective 7/1/14)
04/04/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0620)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 14 minutes.