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S 0872 General Bill, By Bright and Bryant
Similar (H 4330)
Summary: Parental Right To Refuse Assessments Act
    A BILL TO AMEND CHAPTER 18, TITLE 59 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO THE EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT, TO PROVIDE THAT A PARENT OF A STUDENT MAY EXCUSE THE STUDENT FROM PARTICIPATING IN A STANDARDIZED ASSESSMENT THAT IS PART OF THE SYSTEM OF ASSESSMENTS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 59-18-310 OF THE 1976 CODE, AND ADMINISTERED PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 59-18-320, 59-18-325 AND 59-139-60 OF THE 1976 CODE; TO PROVIDE THAT NO PROSECUTION OR PENALTY SHALL RESULT FOR THE PARENT'S CHOICE TO EXCUSE THE STUDENT; TO PROVIDE THAT EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL ADOPT AND IMPLEMENT A POLICY AND PROCEDURE BY WHICH THE STUDENT'S PARENT MAY EXCUSE THE STUDENT FROM PARTICIPATION IN A STANDARDIZED ASSESSMENT; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE SCHOOL DISTRICT MUST MAKE THIS POLICY AVAILABLE TO THE PARENTS OF THE STUDENTS ENROLLED IN EACH PUBLIC SCHOOL OPERATED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
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06/04/15Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 11)
06/04/15Senate Referred to Committee on Education (Senate Journal-page 11)



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