HB16-1234 - State Assess Selection & Local Flexibility

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning The Consideration Of Methods For Selecting State Assessment Alternatives.

The bill directs the department of education (department) to investigate methods for and costs of creating or selecting state assessments in the subjects of mathematics, English language arts, science, and social studies, including the methods and costs to allow local education providers to create or select assessments in these subjects and to enable the state to use the locally selected assessments as part of the state accountability system. The department must report the results of its investigation to the state board of education and to the education committees of the general assembly.

The bill requires the department to apply to the federal department of education for innovative assessment and accountability demonstration authority.

Latest update: June 10, 2016
06/10/2016 Governor Signed
05/18/2016 Sent to the Governor
05/17/2016 Signed by the President of the Senate
05/17/2016 Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/06/2016 Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/05/2016 Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments
05/05/2016 Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
05/05/2016 Senate Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations
05/04/2016 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Finance
05/04/2016 House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/03/2016 House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
05/03/2016 House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
03/07/2016 House Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations
02/05/2016 Introduced In House - Assigned to Education