Standards of Learning assessments; waivers. (HB1684)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patron Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton)

Progress

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

Description

Standards of Learning assessments; waivers. Requires the Board of Education (Board) to waive the Standards of Learning assessment requirements for high school students who have taken an Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate examination in the same subject area, except in the case of Standards of Learning assessments that are required for the purpose of state or federal accountability. The bill also requires the Board to provide for the award of verified units of credit to high school students who have achieved a satisfactory score on an Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate examination in lieu of a Standards of Learning assessment in the same subject area. Amends § 22.1-253.13:3, § 22.1-253.13:4, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2015Committee
01/10/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100619D
01/10/2015Referred to Committee on Education
01/23/2015Assigned Education sub: Education Reform
01/27/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
01/27/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1684)
02/10/2015Left in Education