View Amendment Current Amendment: 80 to Bill 419

Senator FANNING proposed the following amendment (WAB\419C069.AGM.WAB20):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Section 59-18-365(A), as contained in SECTION 7.A., by deleting the subsection and inserting:

/ (A) For the purposes of monitoring student progress and tracking growth toward college and career readiness, the department shall track student performance from kindergarten through the twelfth grade in reading and mathematics along a common, consistent scale that is nationally recognized and approved by the Education Oversight Committee. At least annually, and before August fifteenth, the department shall provide the resulting measures of student performance to parents and teachers. These measures must be designed to help parents and teachers better understand which skills and concepts a student is ready to learn and to help to form instruction, track growth, and identify appropriate resources for students. /