TN SB0412 | 2023-2024 | 113th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 24 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-03-15 - Assigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee
Pending: Senate Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [PDF]


As introduced, removes the retention requirement for third grade students who did not test proficient on the English language arts (ELA) portion of their most recent Tennessee comprehensive assessment program test; authorizes a student's ELA teacher or school principal to retain the student in the third or fourth grade if the teacher or principal determines that the student is not proficient in ELA; requires written notice to a student's parent of the student's potential retention and of any alternatives to retention that are available to the student. - 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 retention.



2023-03-15SenateAssigned to General Subcommittee of Senate Education Committee
2023-03-08SenatePlaced on Senate Education Committee calendar for 3/15/2023
2023-01-26SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Education Committee
2023-01-25SenateSponsor(s) Added.
2023-01-25SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2023-01-24SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB1035 (Crossfiled) 2023-03-14 - Taken off notice for cal in s/c K-12 Subcommittee of Education Administration


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