Bill Summaries

Who filed report: Pamela Smith

Bill Number: HB164

Bill Title: Educational Testing Assessments

Bill Grade: F

Bill Sponsors: Kraig Powell, Ann Milner

Bill Summary:

SAGE testing can be used for grades and for retention. Rewards are built in for taking the test. No Opt Out of software.

Does the bill increase/decrease local control?: Anti-Local Control

How?: Allows the use of incentives and rewards to students for taking assessments

Does it increase/decrease parental rights?: Decreases Parental Rights

How?: No opting out of Software

Does it help/hurt children?: Hurts Children

How?: Data mining is mandatory and rewarded

Any conflicts of interest?: Schools are competing with parental rights by using rewards/incentives

Other comments:

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