MD HB1268 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 10 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-02-28 - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Ways and Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the State Department of Education to establish a standard to measure and quantify the student achievement gap, identify the student achievement gap between specified student groups, and issue best practices and annual benchmarks to close the student achievement gap between specified groups on or before July 1, 2018; requiring a local school system to document the student achievement gap in the district for the previous 20 years and develop a 5-year strategic plan to close the student achievement gap; etc.

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Education - Student Achievement Gap Standard - Establishment (Maryland Student Achievement Act)



2017-02-28HouseHearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2017-02-10HouseFirst Reading Ways and Means


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