92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0667
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Short description: 
SCH CD-TEST ALL PUPILS-COMM                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the School Code.   Beginning  with  the  2004-2005  school      
   year,  requires  the  State  Board  of  Education to annually test all      
   pupils enrolled in the 4th, 6th, 7th, 9th, and 10th grades in  English      
   language  arts  and  mathematics.  Makes changes concerning sufficient      
   funding for State tests, aligning school and classroom practices  with      
   the  State  Standards, using State test results to improve instruction      
   and  student  learning,  giving  pupils   individually   identifiable,      
   confidential,  and  consistent  numbers  to  be placed on State tests,      
   disseminating State test results, the maximum time allowed for  actual      
   testing,  and  requiring  all  State  tests to be aligned to the State      
   Standards.   Makes  changes  concerning  the  State   Testing   Review      
   Committee,  including changing its name to the State Assessment System      
   Policy and Implementation Committee.  Effective July 1, 2001.               
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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