View Amendment Current Amendment: 19 to Bill 5150

Senator HEMBREE proposes the following amendment (AM BASIC SKILLS ASSESSMENT ):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 1, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, page 312, after line 8, by adding an appropriately numbered new proviso to read:

/ (SDE: Basic Skills Assessment) For the current fiscal year, a college or university educator preparation provider may choose to suspend the basic skills assessment for admission to a teacher preparation program/Praxis Core as established in Section 59-26-10, et. seq., of the 1976 Code. The college or university must submit their decision on whether or not to suspend the basic skills assessment for admissions to the State Board of Education no later than September 1. /

Amend sections, totals and title to conform.