Public schools; Standards of Learning assessments. (HB1162)

Introduced By

Sen. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon) with support from co-patron Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R-Midlothian)


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, P.L. 89-10, as amended. The bill requires the Department of Education to calculate any potential or realized savings from the implementation of the bill and to report the amount of such savings to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations and Senate Committee on Finance by November 1, 2019. Such amount shall be included in the total for Direct Aid to Public Education in any general appropriation act for fiscal years 2021 and 2022. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102336D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
01/22/2018Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
01/29/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1162)
02/13/2018Left in Education