CCAGW Annual Ratings

School Performance Assessment Disapproval – Passage


Passage of the joint resolution that would disapprove and nullify an Education Department rule that addresses implementation of a 2015 reauthorization of a K-12 education law related to state assessment of schools. Among its elements, the rule includes provisions regarding identification of and intervention in low-performing schools for comprehensive or targeted improvement, and it requires states to measure academic achievement, graduation rates and English proficiency.

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Senate Vote 84
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Vote Results: 
Passed (thus cleared for the president) 50-49 : R 50-1; D 0-46; I 0-2