View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 5202

Senators FANNING and MALLOY proposed the following amendment (WAB\5202C001.RT.WAB20):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 5, by adding an appropriately lettered subsection at the end to read:

/ ( ) To help recoup extensive instruction time lost when our public schools closed in Spring 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic:

(1) the State Department of Education shall seek a waiver from all federal accountability-related testing requirements and concomitant accountability, school identification, and reporting requirements for the 2020-2021 School Year; and

(2) all state-mandated public school accountability testing requirements and concomitant requirements are suspended for the 2020-2021 School Year unless prohibited by federal law. /