Public schools; Standards of Learning assessments. (SB491)

Introduced By

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

Progress

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

Description

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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102354D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/29/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB491)
02/01/2018Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/08/2018Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)