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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.”

Hearing on HB 1369, limiting assessments to academic skills and knowledge, on January 16 at 2:30 p.m.

The House Education Committee will hold a public hearing on HB 1369 on Tuesday, January 16 at 2:30 p.m. in LOB 207.

The bill would remove “student dispositions, empathy, values, attitude, sensitivity, or behavioral qualities such as habits of the mind” from the definition of work study practices and from any annual statewide assessment.

Hearing on HB 1493, limiting statewide assessments to academic achievement and growth, on January 16 at 1:00 p.m.

The House Education Committee will hold a public hearing on HB 1493 on Tuesday, January 16 at 1:00 p.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.”

LSR 2006 allows parents to opt their children out of the statewide assessment

Title: “Authorizing a parent to exempt his or her child from participating in the statewide assessment”

Sponsor: Rep. Victoria Sullivan (Manchester)