Public schools; Standards of Learning assessments. (SB203)

Introduced By

Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; Standards of Learning assessments. Reduces the total number and type of required Standards of Learning assessments to the minimum requirements established by the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. The bill requires the Board of Education to adopt and implement a transition plan over two years beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101468D
01/05/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/21/2016Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/29/2016Impact statement from DOE/COO (SB203)
02/04/2016Committee substitute printed to Web only 16105139D-S1
02/04/2016Incorporates SB441
02/04/2016Incorporates SB498
02/04/2016Incorporates SB525
02/04/2016Continued to 2017 in Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/02/2016Left in Education and Health