2017 Uncodified Acts

2017 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to require the Department of Education to review multipart Standards of Learning assessment questions.

[H 1414]

Approved March 13, 2017


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The Department of Education shall collaborate with the existing educational advisory committees in the Commonwealth that advise on student assessments to review multipart Standards of Learning assessment questions and determine the feasibility of awarding students partial credit for correct answers on one or more parts of such questions. The Department shall report its determination to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education and Health by November 1, 2017. The Department shall not take action regarding the awarding of partial credit prior to the 2018 Session of the General Assembly.