SB 1039 Requires the Joint Committee on Education to conduct a study on the issue of standards for elementary and secondary education
Sponsor: Pearce
LR Number: 5269S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Education
Last Action: 3/4/2010 - Second Read and Referred S Education Committee Journal Page: S524
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2010

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SB 1039 – This act requires the Joint Committee on Education to study the issue of standards for elementary and secondary education. The Joint Committee must study the following: existing academic performance standards; the use of the school accountability report card; teacher-pupil ratios; methods of measuring teacher performance; methods of measuring student outcomes; and the use and effectiveness of statewide assessments.

The study must be conducted during the legislative interim with a final report, and any recommendations for legislative action, to be submitted to the General Assembly by December 31, 2010.

MICHAEL RUFF