Who filed report: Pamela Budge
Bill Number: HB0201
Bill Title: Student Testing Amendments
Bill Grade: A
Bill Sponsors: Rep. Marie Poulson
This bill removes "student achievement data" (SAGE tests scores) from being used in teacher evaluations.
Does the bill increase/decrease local control?: Pro-Local Control
How?: This removes teacher accountability to inaccurate SAGE data. This helps teachers, which helps local control of education.
Does it increase/decrease parental rights?: Increases Parental Rights
How?: When teachers are no longer accountable to high-stakes standardized testing, they will be more accountable to parents.
Does it help/hurt children?: Helps Children
How?: This lessens the pressure on teachers, which lessens the pressure on children and allows them to focus on learning what's really important.
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