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2013 Regular Session
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Regular Sponsors: Education
Bill Title: Relating to students who communicate by American Sign Language; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Directs Department of Education to ensure that statewide assessment system, or alternative to statewide assessment system, is available for students whose primary language is American Sign Language.
Allows students whose primary language is American Sign Language to be exempt from high school diploma requirements related to assessments of content standards if assessments cannot be administered using American Sign Language. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2013.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Education and Workforce Development
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