2014 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Representative Buckley , Senator Starr|
|Regular Sponsors:||Senator Close , Senator Dembrow , Senator Devlin , Senator Kruse , Senator Olsen , Representative Barton , Representative Doherty , Representative Gallegos , Representative Johnson , Representative Kennemer , Representative Lininger (Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to student assessments; and declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Revises assessment and grading system standards for school districts.
Establishes standards for proficiency education. Requires allowance of use of accommodations for students who provide work samples to demonstrate proficiency in Essential Learning Skills. Directs Department of Education to conduct evaluation on impact of requirement to demonstrate proficiency in Essential Learning Skills on high school graduation rates. Directs Department of Education to negotiate with United States Department of Education to determine appropriate use of new statewide summative assessment and to submit report related to new statewide summative assessment to Legislative Assembly by December 1, 2014. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|