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Hearing on SB 43, requiring opt-in of non-academic surveys, on January 24 at 10 a.m.

The Senate Education Committee will hold a public hearing on SB 43 on Tuesday, January 24 at 10:00 a.m. in LOB 103. The bill requires written consent before a student can submit a non-academic survey or questionnaire, excluding the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Hearing on HB 275, prohibiting the inclusion of assessment results in transcripts without consent, on January 11 at 2:30 p.m.

The House Education Committee will hold a public hearing on HB 275 on Wednesday, January 11 at 2:30 p.m. in LOB 207. The bill prohibits statewide assessment results from being included in student transcripts without parental consent.

HB 275 prohibits the inclusion of assessment results in a student’s transcript without consent

HB 275┬áprohibits statewide assessment results from being included in student transcripts without parental consent. In 2016, many schools began using the College Board SAT or ACT to satisfy the statewide assessment requirement for high school. (more…)

HB 396 limits the ability of the state to collect student data

HB 396┬álimits the ability of the Department of Education to collect and analyze student data. It also gives students over 18 years of age and parents the right to restrict the sharing of assessment results with anyone outside of the student’s district. (more…)

LSR 169 sets requirements for non-academic surveys administered in public school

Title: “Relative to non-academic surveys administered by a public school to its students”

Sponsor: Kevin Avard (Dist. 12)