SB 411
Creates a workgroup to develop and recommend academic performance standards relating to workforce development
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Last Action:
3/7/2019 - Second Read and Referred S Education Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2019

Current Bill Summary

SB 411 - This act requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to convene a workgroup to develop and recommend rigorous academic performance standards relating to workforce development for students in grades nine through twelve. The work group is to be comprised of nine individuals appointed by the Governor. The work group shall develop, and recommend for adoption by the State Board of Education, alternative academic achievement standards for high school students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. The work group shall also develop an employability skills curriculum to provide students with career and college planning resources.

The work group may present recommendations to the State Board of Education at any time regarding the education of students who receive special educational services.

The work group shall dissolve one year after presenting the assessments, standards, and employability skills curriculum to the State Board and making any requested modifications.

This act is substantially similar to HCS/HB 1024 (2019), and is similar to SB 964 (2018), HB 1365 (2018), HB 2315 (2016), and to provisions contained in SB 534 (2017) and HB 830 (2017).



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