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May 26, 2006

House Bill 2123: A Bill to Exempt Certain Children from the Standardized Testing Requirement

Sponsor:
Delegate Paxton

Summary:
The West Virginia legislature closed without this bill becoming law.

In accordance with Wisconsin v. Yoder, a child receiving instruction from certain church schools might have been exempted from the requirement of standardized testing by the county superintendent: in lieu of standardized testing, the church school would administer an established test used within the particular religious community, substantially equivalent to the standardized test, which is designed to test for achievement and proficiency in the subjects of English, grammar, reading, social studies, science and mathematics.

Status:

01/11/2006 (House): Introduced in House
01/11/2006 (House): To House Education

HSLDA's Position:
Support.

Action Requested:
No action is requested at this time.

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