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Executive session on HB 1497, modifying the definition of a “focus” and “priority” school, on February 13

The House Education Committee will hold an executive session on HB 1497 on Tuesday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 207. 

The bill would change the qualifications for a school to become a “focus” or “priority” school. It would add schools that have the largest career and college readiness indicator gaps for 2 consecutive years to the list of “focus schools.” Under the bill, if these schools remain on the list for 2 consecutive years, they would be qualified as a “priority school.” The bill would also make several changes to the qualifications of a “priority school.”

Executive session on HB 1496, establishing a performance-based accountability system, on February 13

The House Education Committee will hold an executive session on HB 1496 on Tuesday February 13 at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 207.

The bill would establish a performance-based accountability system as one of two required methods that a school uses to demonstrate that it is providing the opportunity for an adequate education.

Executive session on HB 1495, adding indicators to state reporting of district performance, on February 13

The House Education Committee will hold an executive session on HB 1495 on Tuesday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 207.

The bill adds indicators that school districts and colleges are required to report to the Department of Education and establishes a rating scale for school districts.

Executive session on HB 1493, limiting statewide assessments to academic achievement and growth, on February 13

The House Education Committee will hold an executive session on HB 1493 on Tuesday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 207.

The bill specifies that the annual statewide assessment should measure only academic achievement and growth and will not measure non-objective data, including “work-study practices or student behaviors.”

Work session on HB 1497, modifying the definition of a “focus” and “priority” school, on February 6

The House Education Committee will hold a work session on HB 1497 on Tuesday, February 6 at 10:30 a.m. in LOB 207. 

The bill would change the qualifications for a school to become a “focus” or “priority” school. It would add schools that have the largest career and college readiness indicator gaps for 2 consecutive years to the list of “focus schools.” Under the bill, if these schools remain on the list for 2 consecutive years, they would be qualified as a “priority school.” The bill would also make several changes to the qualifications of a “priority school.”

Work session on HB 1496, establishing a performance-based accountability system, on February 6

The House Education Committee will hold a work session on HB 1496 on Tuesday February 6 at 10:30 a.m. in LOB 207.

The bill would establish a performance-based accountability system as one of two required methods that a school uses to demonstrate that it is providing the opportunity for an adequate education.

Subcommittee work session on HB 1493, limiting statewide assessments to academic achievement and growth, on February 6

The House Education Committee will hold a work session on HB 1493 on Tuesday, February 6 at 10:30 a.m. in LOB 207.

The bill specifies that the annual statewide assessment should measure only academic achievement and growth and will not measure non-objective data, including “work-study practices or student behaviors.”

Hearing on HB 1497, modifying the definition of a “focus” and “priority” school, on January 16 at 1:30 p.m.

The House Education Committee will hold a public hearing on HB 1497 on Tuesday, January 16 at 1:30 p.m. in LOB 207.  (more…)

Hearing on HB 1496, establishing a performance-based accountability system, on January 16 at 10:50 a.m.

The House Education Committee will hold a public hearing on HB 1496 on Tuesday, January 16 at 10:50 a.m. in LOB 207.

The bill would establish a performance-based accountability system as one of two required methods that a school uses to demonstrate that it is providing the opportunity for an adequate education.