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HB 537 SOL; DOE to make available to school divisions assessments in advance of each school year.

Introduced by: Nicholas J. Freitas | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Standards of Learning assessments; administration; testing periods. Requires the Department of Education to make available to school divisions Standards of Learning assessments in advance of each school year; requires each local school board to administer such assessments (i) on the date during the first quarter of the school year that the local school board deems most appropriate to evaluate each student's knowledge, application of knowledge, critical thinking, and skills related to the Standard of Learning being assessed and (ii) on the date during the final quarter of the school year that the local school board deems most appropriate to evaluate each student's progress toward demonstrating the knowledge, application of knowledge, critical thinking, and skills related to the Standard of Learning being assessed; and permits each local school board to administer such assessments on any other date that it deems appropriate.


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