View Amendment Current Amendment: 9a to Bill 4000 Rep. ALLISON proposes the following Amendment No. 9a to H.4000 as Passed By The House
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EXPLANATION: suspend Section 59-18-325(C)(3) and redirect usage of these funds.

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 1, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, page 301, after line 23, by adding an appropriately numbered paragraph to read:
/            (SDE: Standards-Based Assessments Suspended) In Fiscal Year 2019-20, the provisions of Section 59-18-325(C)(3) requiring science standards-based assessments of students in grade eight and social studies standards-based assessments of students in grades five and seven are suspended. Of the funds available due to the suspension of these assessments, $500,000 must be used by the Department of Education to fund educator professional development regarding the South Carolina Computer Science and Digital Literacy Standards. The remainder of the funds shall be used to pay for industry certification/credentials as approved to measure College/Career Readiness for purposes of the state accountability system./

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend totals and titles to conform.