2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Committee Approved)

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VDOE - Student Growth Assessment System (SB 1357) (language only)

Item 137 #2s

Item 137 #2s

Department of Education, Central Office Operations


Page 139, after line 29, insert:

"Q. To support the development and administration of a growth assessment system, $10,000,000 in federal relief funds are provided from the federal funds reserved by the Department of Education from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, (P.L. 116-260) for such purpose. The system shall include diagnostic assessments in the fall and winter and a growth measurement assessment administered in the spring to measure student progress and competency in grades three through eight in English and mathematics for use in the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school year, pursuant to the provisions in Senate Bill 1357 of the 2021 General Assembly."


(This amendment provides $10.0 million in federal relief funds for the Department of Education to provide and administer a diagnostic assessment tool for use in the 2021-22 and 2022-23 school year pursuant to the provisions of Senate Bill 1357.)