Standards of Learning; reduced number and type of assessments. (SB1020)

Introduced By

Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News) with support from co-patron Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; Standards of Learning assessments. Reduces, beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, the total number and type of required Standards of Learning assessments to the minimum requirements established by the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. The bill requires the Board of Education to adopt and implement a transition plan over two years. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102889D
01/12/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/20/2015Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/29/2015Failed to report (defeated) in Education and Health (6-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)