Bill Description: This bill creates a new state commission within the State Board of Education and eliminates certain performance reporting regulations on public schools.
Does it create, expand, or enlarge any agency, board, program, function or activity of government? Conversely, does it eliminate or curtail the size or scope of government?
House Bill 222 creates a new state commission within the State Board of Education for “education excellence.” The commission's purpose will be to examine achievement data and improvement plans from school districts and public charter schools. This is a new activity of government.
The bill eliminates certain performance metrics that public schools are required to report. For example, the bill removes annual reports on “college and career advising” and “literacy intervention.”
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