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SB 886: COVID-19 Impact on School Accountability

GENERAL BILL by Thurston

COVID-19 Impact on School Accountability; Prohibiting a school from being required to select and implement a turnaround option in the 2021-2022 school year based on the school’s 2020-2021 school grade or improvement rating; prohibiting a school or an approved provider from being subject to sanctions or penalties as a result of its 2020-2021 school grade or improvement rating; prohibiting student performance results from the 2020-2021 statewide, standardized assessments from being used for determining grade 3 retention or high school graduation or for calculating student performance measurement and evaluating personnel, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/2/2021 Senate - Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/27/2021 Senate • Filed
2/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 101
2/25/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/02/21, 4:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 100
• Favorable by Education; YEAS 9 NAYS 1 -SJ 190
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education