House Bill 3428: Provides for a Statewide Assessment of School Readiness for Children from Prenatal Age Through 5

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Last Updated: July 7, 2014
House Bill 3428: Provides for a Statewide Assessment of School Readiness for Children from Prenatal Age Through 5
Sponsors:
Representatives Allison, Erickson, M.S. McLeod, J.E. Smith, Spires, Hiott, Owens, Whitmire, Douglas, Hamilton, Bannister, Neal, Alexander, Weeks, Powers Norrell, Bales, Anderson, Robinson-Simpson, Williams, Henderson, Sottile, Munnerlyn, Rutherford, Vick, R.L. Brown, Whipper, Branham, Govan, J.R. Smith, Hayes and George
Summary:

This is a companion bill to Senate Bill 291. Among other things, it would provide for a statewide assessment of student school readiness covering children from prenatal age through age 5.

HSLDA's Position:

HSLDA believes that parents, not the state, are best qualified to determine when their child is ready for formal instruction. This bill should be opposed.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

Governor's veto overridden by the legislature. See "Bill History" link below.

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Bill History