All Information (Except Text) for S.951 - A bill to provide a waiver from sanctions under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 for certain States, local educational agencies, and schools.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Warner, John [R-VA] (Introduced 03/21/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/21/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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|03/21/2007||Introduced in Senate|
03/21/2007 Introduced in Senate
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|03/21/2007||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3526-3527)|
Action By: Senate
|03/21/2007||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3525-3526)|
Action By: Senate
03/21/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3526-3527)
03/21/2007 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3525-3526)
|Sen. Webb, Jim [D-VA]*||03/21/2007|
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|Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions||03/21/2007||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (03/21/2007)
Holds a state, and its local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools, harmless from sanctions under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 relating to academic assessments for the 2006-2007 school year if they meet certain criteria.
Specifies such criteria as follows: (1) the state had at least one approved academic assessment plan for the 2005-2006 school year; (2) the state had at least one such plan subsequently held invalid by the Department of Education for the 2006-2007 school year; and (3) the state's Governor certifies, in writing, that the state cannot effectively train its educators on a new or alternative assessment before its administration, and that the administration of a new or alternative assessment is not in the best interest of the public school system and the children it serves.