Maine LD 392: An Act To Eliminate the Maine School Performance Grading System

LD 392 (subjects: EDUCATION DEPT , POWERS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=392&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Justin Chenette of Saco: (D – District 15) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

6 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/12/2015 House Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/12/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Langley of Hancock, REFERRED to the Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs, in concurrence.
5/5/2015 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative KORNFIELD of Bangor, the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report was ACCEPTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/6/2015 Senate Reports READ.
On motion by Senator EDGECOMB of Aroostook the Majority Ought Not to Pass Report ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
Placed in the Legislative Files (DEAD).

Bill Text

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An Act To Eliminate the Maine School Performance Grading System

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA 6214 is enacted to read:

6214. School performance grading

The department may not use a school performance grading system that uses a single letter grade to measure school performance based on student proficiency standards established under this chapter.

SUMMARY

This bill prohibits the Department of Education from using a school performance grading system that uses a single letter grade to measure school performance.

Patterns of Support

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