HB 461: Student Assessment in the Public Schools
GENERAL BILL by Bullard ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Stafford
Student Assessment in the Public Schools; Terminates administration of FCAT to students in grades 9 through 12; requires PSAT/NMSQT or ACT's EXPLORE & PLAN tests to replace grade 10 FCAT for purposes of measuring student's knowledge & skills; requires students to take PSAT/NMSQT in grade 10 or ACT's EXPLORE & PLAN tests in grades 9 & 10, respectively, & earn passing scores to qualify for standard high school diploma; requires State Board of Education to designate passing scores; requires use of student performance on tests for school grading purposes; provides for application beginning with students entering grade 9 in 2013-2014 school year.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in K-20 Innovation Subcommittee
Location: In committee/council (KINS)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to K-20 Innovation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 46
• Introduced -HJ 46
• Died in K-20 Innovation Subcommittee
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