TN HB0270 | 2023-2024 | 113th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 19 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-03-21 - Returned to the Clerk's Desk.
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [PDF]


As introduced, allows a third grade student to be promoted, even if the student does not test proficient on the English language arts (ELA) portion of the student's most recent Tennessee comprehensive assessment program (TCAP) test, if the student tests proficient in reading on each Tennessee universal reading screener administered to the student in the student's third grade year; allows a student's LEA to file an appeal regarding the student's identification for retention based on the student's performance on the ELA portion of the student's most recent TCAP test. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 49, Chapter 1 and Title 49, Chapter 6, relative to student proficiency.



2023-03-21HouseReturned to the Clerk's Desk.
2023-03-15HousePlaced on s/c cal K-12 Subcommittee for 3/21/2023
2023-03-14HouseDef. to Special Calendar to be Published with Final Calendar in K-12 Subcommittee
2023-03-08HousePlaced on s/c cal K-12 Subcommittee for 3/14/2023
2023-03-07HouseAction Def. in s/c K-12 Subcommittee to 3/14/2023
2023-03-01HousePlaced on s/c cal K-12 Subcommittee for 3/7/2023
2023-02-14HouseAction Def. in s/c K-12 Subcommittee to 3/7/2023
2023-02-08HousePlaced on s/c cal K-12 Subcommittee for 2/14/2023
2023-02-06HouseAssigned to s/c K-12 Subcommittee
2023-02-06HouseReassigned to Education Administration
2023-01-24HouseAssigned to s/c Education Instruction Subcommittee
2023-01-21HouseP2C, ref. to Education Instruction
2023-01-20HouseIntro., P1C.
2023-01-19HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB1217 (Crossfiled) 2023-02-06 - Passed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee


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