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HB 4014 - Prohibits State Board of Education From Implementing Common Core - West Virginia Key Vote

Paul Espinosa Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (27-4) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (99-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (22-12) -
Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (73-20) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits State Board of Education From Implementing Common Core

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the State Board of Education from implementing Common Core academic standards and assessments.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the State Board of Education from implementing Common Core academic standards and assessments (Sec. 1).
  • Establishes guidelines for new education standards, including but not limited to, the following guidelines (Sec. 1):
    • Standards are age level and developmentally appropriate;
    • Standards are free of instructional strategies;
    • Standards are based solely on academic content; and
    • Standards meet national and international benchmarks.
  • Prohibits the Board from implementing the “Next Generation Content Standards and Objectives for Science in West Virginia Schools” and extends current science standards (Sec. 1).
  • Establishes an Academic Standards Evaluation Panel for the purpose of reviewing and revising mathematics and English Language Arts education standards (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the Board to review and authorize an assessment system for students in grades 3 through 8 in English, reading, writing, and mathematics (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the Board to review and authorize a college readiness assessment to be administered to individuals in 11th grade (Sec. 1).
  • Establishes provisions that prohibits individuals who opt out of state testing from being punished, disciplined, or receive a grade reduction (Sec. 1).

 

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits State Board of Education From Implementing Common Core

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