Standards of Quality; waivers from third grade SOL assessments in certain scenarios. (SB325)

Introduced By

Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Standards of Quality; waivers from third grade Standards of Learning assessments in certain scenarios. Allows a public elementary school that had an adjusted pass rate of less than 75 percent on the third grade Standards of Learning reading assessment administered during the previous school year to apply to the Board of Education for a two-year waiver from the science or history and social science Standards of Learning assessment requirement, or both, for third grade students. Elementary schools that apply for a two-year waiver must satisfy certain conditions to be granted the waiver. The bill contains an expiration date of July 1, 2016. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100769D
01/06/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/08/2014Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/16/2014Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-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 (33-Y 5-N)
01/24/2014Placed on Calendar
01/24/2014Read first time
01/24/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/27/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB325)
02/07/2014Assigned Education sub: Education Reform
02/25/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/04/2014Left in Education