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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 211
Student Assessments;consideration of local reading programs; research based formative assessments; summative component; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-2-281 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to student assessments, so as to provide for consideration of local reading programs when establishing a research based formative assessment with a summative component for grades one and two; to provide for a review and recommended solution for ongoing assessments in kindergarten through grade five in reading and mathematics and for the assessments in grades three through eight; to provide for a comparability study to determine and establish the concordance of nationally recognized academic assessments with content standards and assessments in grades nine through 12; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/27/2017 - Effective Date
Apr/27/2017 - Act 36
Apr/27/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/07/2017 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/30/2017 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/28/2017 - House Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/28/2017 - House Third Readers
Mar/24/2017 - House Postponed
Mar/22/2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/09/2017 - House Second Readers
Mar/06/2017 - House First Readers
Mar/06/2017 - House First Readers
Mar/03/2017 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/03/2017 - Senate Third Read
Mar/01/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/28/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/21/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/17/2017 - Senate Hopper
3/24/2017 Postponed until 3/28/2017; 3/30/2017 Senate agreed to House Amendment
Mar/30/2017 - Senate Vote #336Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(2)
Mar/28/2017 - House Vote #353Yea(167)Nay(4)NV(2)
Mar/28/2017 - House Vote #352Yea(166)Nay(5)NV(2)
Mar/03/2017 - Senate Vote #128Yea(51)Nay(0)NV(2)
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