SB 97 Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to contract with an online test preparation company for a customized SAT and ACT preparation program for high school juniors
Sponsor: Smith
LR Number: 0215S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Education
Last Action: 1/22/2009 - Second Read and Referred S Education Committee Journal Page: S170
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2009

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SB 97 – This act requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to contract with an online test preparation company to provide a customized SAT and ACT preparation program to all public high school juniors. Students may choose to participate in one but not both programs. The chosen company must have demonstrated performance as described in the act and provide a skills-based approach that emphasizes skill development in English, reading, mathematics, and if providing skills-preparation for the ACT, science.

This act is similar to SB 1282 (2008).

MICHAEL RUFF