Public schools; reduces number of Standards of Learning assessments, report. (SB847)

Introduced By

Sen. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; Standards of Learning assessments; report. 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, as amended. The bill requires the Department of Education to annually report on the estimated projected and actual savings from the implementation of the bill and report the amount of such savings to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Committee on Finance no later than the first day of each Regular Session of the General Assembly. The bill also requires that such amount be included in the total for Direct Aid to Public Education in any general appropriation act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102426D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB847)
01/27/2020Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/06/2020Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)