Bill Summary for H 559 (2015-2016)

Summary date: 

Apr 6 2015

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 559 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 2, 2015
AN ACT TO DIRECT THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE STUDENTS PERFORMANCE DATA TO PARENTS, STUDENTS, AND TEACHERS ON THE RESULTS OF STATEWIDE TESTS AND ASSESSMENTS AND TO INCREASE BY FIVE DAYS THE NUMBER OF DAYS ASSESSMENTS AND FINAL EXAMS CAN BE ADMINISTERED WITHIN THE FINAL INSTRUCTIONAL DAYS BEFORE THE END OF THE SEMESTER OR YEAR.
Intro. by Whitmire, Lucas, Riddell, Elmore.

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Amends GS 115C-174.12 to add the requirement that the State Board of Education develop a summative analysis of the statewide assessments and tests administered under the Article to be distributed to local school administrative units, teachers, parents, and students. Also requires the Department of Public Instruction to use an applicable component of the Instructional Improvement System to provide instructional feedback to local school administrative units, teachers, parents, and students. Specifies the information that is to be distributed and the timeline for doing so. Applies beginning with the 2015-16 school year. 

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