Senate Bill 291: Provides for a Statewide Assessment of School Readiness for Children from Prenatal Age Through 5

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Last Updated: February 4, 2013
Senate Bill 291: Provides for a Statewide Assessment of School Readiness for Children from Prenatal Age Through 5
Sponsors:
Senators Fair, L. Martin, Hayes, Gregory, Rankin, Lourie, Hutto, Jackson, Matthews, Malloy, Ford, Nicholson, Turner, Shealy, Coleman, Courson, McGill, Setzler, Sheheen, Allen and Massey
Summary:

This is a companion bill to House Bill 3428. 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:

Referred to committee. See "Bill History" link below.

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Bill History