Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 33
EDUCATION
CHAPTER 1
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
33-134.  assessment item review committee. 
(1) (a) The state board of education shall establish a committee consisting of thirty (30) individuals, representing each of the six (6) education regions of the state established by the state board of education, to review all summative computer adaptive test questions. The committee’s review shall include reviews for bias and sensitivity. The committee is authorized to make recommendations to the state board of education and the state department of education to revise or eliminate summative computer adaptive test questions from state assessments. The state board of education shall make the final determination regarding the adoption or rejection of the committee’s recommendations. The committee established shall include the following members appointed by the state board of education:
(i)   Two (2) parents of public school or public charter school students, selected from each of the six (6) education regions in this state;
(ii)  One (1) public school or public charter school teacher, selected from each of the six (6) education regions in this state;
(iii) One (1) member who is an administrator of a school district or public charter school, selected from each of the six (6) education regions in this state; and
(iv)  One (1) member from the district board of trustees or public charter school board of directors, selected from each of the six (6) education regions in this state.
(b)  The state department of education shall provide staff support to the review committee.
(c)  The term of office of each committee member appointed shall be four (4) years.
(d)  The president of the state board of education shall adjust the length of terms to stagger the terms of committee members so that approximately one-half (1/2) of the committee members are appointed every two (2) years.
(e)  No committee member may receive compensation or benefits for the member’s service on the committee.
(f)  The state board of education may solicit recommendations for committee members from districts, public charter schools and other public education stakeholders.
(2)  The state board of education shall determine when committee recommendations must be submitted to the state board of education and the state department of education, provided that any such submission date must provide adequate time for the committee to review summative computer adaptive test questions before the assessment is administered to students. Adequate time means no fewer than thirty (30) days from the date the committee is notified of the summative computer adaptive test questions.
(3)  The state board is hereby authorized to promulgate rules to implement the provisions of this section.

History:
[(33-134) 33-133, added 2014, ch. 281, sec. 3, p. 711; am. and redesig. 2015, ch. 244, sec. 17, p. 1017.]


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