Department of Education; request waiver process for SOL. (HB2271)

Introduced By

Del. Mike Futrell (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


English language learners; WIDA assessment. Requires the Board of Education to establish procedures by which a high school may substitute a satisfactory score on the appropriate World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) assessment for a passing score on the eleventh grade English reading Standards of Learning assessment for any eleventh grade student who is an English language learner. Read the Bill »


02/04/2015: passed committee


01/20/2015Presented and ordered printed 15103571D
01/20/2015Referred to Committee on Education
01/23/2015Assigned Education sub: Education Reform
02/04/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 1-N)
02/04/2015Reported from Education with substitute (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Committee substitute printed 15104685D-H1
02/05/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Read second time
02/06/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104685D-H1
02/06/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2271H1
02/09/2015Read third time and defeated by House (35-Y 58-N 1-A)
02/09/2015VOTE: DEFEATED (35-Y 58-N 1-A) (see vote tally)


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 2 minutes.