South Carolina Legislature
South Carolina Legislature

House Amendment 3
S 39 - Session 125 (2023-2024)
Educational Scholarship Trust Fund
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Current Amendment: 3 to Bill 39

Rep. Thigpen proposes the following amendment (LC-39.HDB0313H):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, SECTION 1, by striking Section 59-8-150(C)(1)(c) and inserting:

  (c) in lieu of the assessments required by subitems (a) and (b), ensure that each scholarship recipient in grades three through eight takes a nationally norm referenced formative assessment at the beginning of the school year, at the end of the first semester, and at the end of the school year. The assessment must be approved by the department, aligned with state standards, and include a linking study that was not conducted by the vendor for any of the assessments contained in the study;