MS HB688 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Failed on March 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-03-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Sections 37-17-6, 37-179-1 And 37-179-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require The State Department Of Education To Acknowledge Student Performance In Schools Within Districts Of Innovation That Administer The Cambridge Assessment Or Other Nationally Recognized Assessment To Determine Student Proficiency For The Purpose Of Assigning School And District Accountability Ratings; To Require The Department To Develop A Procedure For The Acceptance Of The Cambridge Assessment Or Other Nationally Recognized Assessments Used By School Within Districts Of Innovation In Lieu Of The Maap Assessments And Subject Area Testing Program; To Require The Department To Assign Accountability Designations To Schools Within Districts Of Innovation Based Upon Student Performance On The Selected Nationally Recognized Assessment Administered By The School, In Comparison To The Student Performance Cut Scores Used For Each Accountability Designation On The Statewide Assessment System; And For Related Purposes.

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Districts of Innovations; require SDE to recognize use of Cambridge Assessment or other nationally recognized assessment for purposes of school accountability designations.


Roll Calls

2019-02-12 - House - House Passed As Amended (Y: 107 N: 4 NV: 8 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-03-05SenateDied In Committee
2019-02-25SenateReferred To Education
2019-02-14HouseTransmitted To Senate
2019-02-12HousePassed As Amended
2019-02-12HouseCommittee Substitute Adopted
2019-01-31HouseTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2019-01-17HouseReferred To Education

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