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2019 Senate Bill 122: Reduce student test score measurements in teacher ratings
Introduced by Sen. Kenneth Horn (R) on February 21, 2019
To repeal a requirement that annual year-end evaluation ratings of classroom teachers be 40 percent based on student growth and assessment data (state-administered tests), with the rest of the evaluation based on more subjective factors determined by local school administrators. This law's requirement that 50 percent of the teacher evaluation be based on student test results in “core content areas” would remain.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Education and Career Readiness Committee on February 21, 2019
Reported in the Senate on March 20, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on April 10, 2019.
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To delay for one year a requirement that annual year-end evaluation ratings of public school classroom teachers be 40 percent based on student growth and assessment data (state-administered tests), with the rest of the evaluation based on more subjective factors determined by local school administrators. Under current law this standard would go into effect for the 2018-2019 school year. This law's requirement that 50 percent of the teacher evaluation be based on student test results in “core content areas” would remain.
Received in the House on April 10, 2019
Referred to the House Education Committee on April 10, 2019
Reported in the House on April 23, 2019
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on April 23, 2019
Reported in the House on April 24, 2019
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.

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