Standards of Learning; Board of Education to review assessments. (SB636)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon) with support from co-patron Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Education; Standards of Learning assessments. Directs the Board of Education to review the Standards of Learning assessments and to develop a plan to reduce, by the 2015-2016 school year, the number of such assessments by at least 25 percent. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/17/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103767D
01/17/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/27/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB636)
01/28/2014Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/30/2014Reported from Education and Health with amendment (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/03/2014Read second time
02/03/2014Reading of amendment waived
02/03/2014Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended SB636E
02/03/2014Printed as engrossed 14103767D-E
02/04/2014Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 2-N)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Education
02/07/2014Assigned Education sub: Education Reform
02/25/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB636E)
02/25/2014Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB930-Greason) (6-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Tabled in Education


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.