2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 69
Education; enact the ABC Initiative; student assessment tests, reading program, grade placement committees
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to enact the "ABC Initiative"; to amend Part 12 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the effectiveness of educational programs under the "Quality Basic Education Act," so as to change a provision relating to notification regarding the results of required assessment tests; to change provisions relating to testing for students receiving special education services; to provide that the State Board of Education shall establish the standard of satisfactory performance on criterion-referenced competency tests; to provide for an accelerated reading program for students in grades kindergarten through two who are determined to be at risk for dyslexia or other reading difficulties; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/26/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/25/2001 - Senate Hopper