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H0739..........................................................by EDUCATION WRITING AND MATH ASSESSMENTS - STUDENTS - Adds to existing law relating to public schools to provide for an exception to participation in the direct writing and the direct mathematics assessments. 02/24 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/27 Rpt prt - to Educ 03/10 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/13 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/15 3rd rdg - PASSED - 62-2-6 AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bastian, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Brackett, Bradford, Cannon, Chadderdon, Clark, Collins, Deal, Denney, Edmunson, Eskridge, Field(23), Garrett, Hart, Harwood, Henbest, Henderson, Jaquet, Kemp, Lake, LeFavour, Loertscher, Martinez, Mathews, McGeachin, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Raybould, Ring, Ringo, Rusche, Rydalch, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8), Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Wills, Mr. Speaker NAYS -- McKague, Wood Absent and excused -- Crow, Ellsworth, Field(18), Roberts, Sali, Smith(24) Floor Sponsor - Miller Title apvd - to Senate 03/16 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Educ 03/29 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/30 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg Rls susp - PASSED - 34-0-1 AYES -- Andreason, Brandt, Broadsword, Bunderson, Burkett, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Coiner, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little, Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McGee, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Stegner, Stennett, Werk, Williams NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Sweet Floor Sponsor - Werk Title apvd - to House 03/31 To enrol 04/03 Rpt enrol - Sp signed - Pres signed 04/04 To Governor 04/07 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 357 Effective: 07/01/06
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2006 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 739 BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS; AMENDING CHAPTER 16, TITLE 33, IDAHO CODE, BY THE 3 ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 33-1618, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXCEPTION 4 TO PARTICIPATION IN THE DIRECT WRITING AND THE DIRECT MATHEMATICS ASSESS- 5 MENTS. 6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 7 SECTION 1. That Chapter 16, Title 33, Idaho Code, be, and the same is 8 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des- 9 ignated as Section 33-1618, Idaho Code, and to read as follows: 10 33-1618. ASSESSMENT EXCEPTION. A student who has not been enrolled for 11 two (2) full school years in an elementary or secondary school in the United 12 States and who scores less than a level four (4) on the state assessment used 13 to determine English language proficiency may be excluded from requirements to 14 participate in Idaho's direct writing assessment and in Idaho's direct mathe- 15 matics assessment if the parent or guardian of such student and the student's 16 teacher agree that such an exclusion is educationally appropriate for the stu- 17 dent.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 16025C1 This legislation would allow for students with limited English proficiency who have been enrolled in Idaho's public schools for less than two years to be excluded from the requirements to participate in Idaho's direct writing and direct mathematics assessments on the condition that the student scores less than a level four on the state assessment used to determine English language proficiency and the parent or guardian of such students and the students' teachers agree that such an exclusion would be educationally appropriate for the student. FISCAL NOTE There is no fiscal impact. Contact Name: Representative Janet Miller, Senator Elliott Werk Phone: 332-1000 Jim Shackelford Phone: 344-1341 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 739