To prohibit “social promotions” of third graders who have not reached minimum reading benchmarks, subject to many conditions and exceptions, and with requirements that additional "intervention" programs be created and individual tutoring provided before a student is actually held back. This would not take effect until the 2019-2020 school year.
|31 Yeas / 6 Nays|
|Republican (23 Yeas / 3 Nays)|
|Democrat (8 Yeas / 3 Nays)|
|Excused or Not Voting (1)|