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HB 2316 - Prohibits Adoption of Federal Education Standards - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

Thomas Forese voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits Adoption of Federal Education Standards

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (35-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Adoption of Federal Education Standards

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that prohibits the adoption of federal education standards.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the Arizona Board of Education, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, and the Department of Education from adopting any educational standards, curricula, or instructional approaches that are required by the federal government (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that any changes to the state academic standards must be done through a “transparent public process” that allows individuals in Arizona “ample time and opportunity” to review proposed changes and provide feedback (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the Arizona Board of Education to ensure that any proposed changes to the state academic standards are posted for public review and comment on its website at least 60 days before any public meeting at which the state board votes on the proposed changes (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (16-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Adoption of Federal Education Standards

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the adoption of federal education standards.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the Arizona Board of Education, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, and the Department of Education from adopting any educational standards, curricula, or instructional approaches that are required by the federal government (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that any changes to the state academic standards must be done through a “transparent public process” that allows individuals in Arizona “ample time and opportunity” to review proposed changes and provide feedback (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the Arizona Board of Education to ensure that any proposed changes to the state academic standards are posted for public review and comment on its website at least 60 days before any public meeting at which the state board votes on the proposed changes (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (33-22) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Adoption of Federal Education Standards

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