2016 Uncodified Acts

2016 Virginia Uncodified Acts
3/23/2017

CHAPTER 592

An Act to require the Standards of Learning Innovation Committee to review and make recommendations to the Board of Education and the General Assembly on standardized testing in public high schools in the Commonwealth.

[H 525]

Approved April 1, 2016

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The Standards of Learning Innovation Committee (the Committee) shall review and, no later than November 1, 2016, make recommendations to the Board of Education and the General Assembly on the number, subjects, and question composition of standardized tests administered to public high school students in the Commonwealth. Such recommendations shall be approved by a majority of the legislative members of the Committee in attendance and a majority of the nonlegislative members of the Committee in attendance. The Board of Education shall review such recommendations and submit to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education and Health, in advance of the 2017 Regular Session of the General Assembly, any comments on such recommendations that the Board deems appropriate.