HB1320: Division-level performance assessments; DOE to develop and distribute resource guide.


Offered January 10, 2018
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 22.1-23.2, relating to the Department of Education; division-level performance assessments; resource guide.
Patron-- Habeeb

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 22.1-23.2 as follows:

§ 22.1-23.2. Division-level performance assessments; resource guide.

The Department of Education shall develop and distribute to each local school division a resource guide on the local development and implementation of performance assessments that includes (i) detailed recommendations for methods of ensuring (a) the quality, validity, and reliability of such assessments, such as assurances, sampling, and auditing, and (b) the alignment of such assessments with the desired student outcomes of critical thinking, creative thinking, collaboration, communication, and citizenship and (ii) a collection of division-level performance assessment exemplars.