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HB 425: Elementary and secondary education; administration of standardized assessments in paper-and-pencil format upon parental request; provide

Voted on Friday March 3, 2017

John Pezold's thoughts

HB 425 allows the State Board of Education or local school system to administer assessments in paper-and-pencil format if the parent or guardian requests such a format. It also prohibits schools from taking punitive action against a student who does not participate in an assessment.

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John Pezold's Vote

Vote Totals

The table below breaks down the total number of votes, and marks the majority vote.

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 151 83.9% Majority Vote
Nay 18 10%
Did not vote 4 2.2%
Excused 7 3.9%