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HB 953 - Amends Implementation of Common Core Standards - Louisiana Key Vote

Sherri Buffington voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Amends Implementation of Common Core Standards

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (70-17) - (Key vote)
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Title: Extends Timeline for Implementation of Common Core Standards

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that extends the timeline for the implementation of Common Core standards.

Highlights:
  • Extends the timeline for the usage of Common Core assessments as the basis for student achievement expectations and district accountability until the 2016-2017 school year (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to use Common Core assessments to establish a statewide performance goal, to be reached by 2025 (Sec. 1). 
  • Prohibits the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education from using Common Core assessments to evaluate educators (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the usage of student achievement results on Common Core assessments for cross state comparisons (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the Board to establish an academic support plan for each public school that results in 3 consecutive years of academic failure (Sec. 1). 
  • Requires a change in the school governance after the academic support plan has been implemented in the public school for at least 1 year (Sec. 1). 
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (29-8) - (Key vote)
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Title: Extends Timeline for Implementation of Common Core Standards

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that extends the timeline for the implementation of Common Core standards.

Highlights:
  • Extends the timeline for the usage of Common Core assessments as the basis for student achievement expectations and district accountability until the 2016-2017 school year (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to use Common Core assessments to establish a statewide performance goal, to be reached by 2025 (Sec. 1). 
  • Prohibits the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education from using Common Core assessments to evaluate educators (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the usage of student achievement results on Common Core assessments for cross state comparisons (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the Board to establish an academic support plan for each public school that results in 3 consecutive years of academic failure (Sec. 1). 
  • Requires a change in the school governance after the academic support plan has been implemented in the public school for at least 1 year (Sec. 1). 
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (63-33) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Extends Timeline for Implementation of Common Core Standards

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