View Amendment Current Amendment: 49 to Bill 5150

Senator SETZLER proposes the following amendment (SM BASIC SKILLS ASSESSMENT PILOT):

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 Pilot) For the current fiscal year, the State Board of Education by September 1 will initiate a pilot study to determine whether the basic skills assessment admission to a teacher preparation program/Praxis Core as established in Section 59-26-10 of the 1976 code should be eliminated. The State Board of Education will approve up to five colleges or universities that have teacher preparation programs to participate in the pilot. At a minimum, the colleges or universities participating in the pilot program must identify alternative measures to determine which students can be accepted into a teacher preparation program./

Amend sections, totals and title to conform.