IMPORTANT LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION REGARDING COMMON CORE AND THE RIGHT TO OPT OUT OF ASSESSMENT

August 19, 2015

PROHIBITION OF COMMON CORE (SB 101)

On May 18, 2015, the Governor vetoed a bill that would have prohibited the Department of Education from requiring common core standards to be implemented in any school or school district in the state.

 

RIGHT TO OPT OUT OF ASSESSMENT (HB 603)

On May 18, 2015, the Governor vetoed a bill that would have allowed a student to be exempted from taking the statewide assessment by the student’s parent or guardian without penalty. The bill would have required the district to provide an appropriate alternative educational activity for the time period during which the assessment would have been administered.

Source: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/

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Events on September 28, 2021
School Board Special Meeting
Starts: 7:00 pm
Location: Timberlane Performing Arts Center, 40 Greenough Rd, Plaistow, NH 03865, USA
Description: Emergency meeting to vote to call special mtg of the legislative body to consider an increase of appropriations due to an increase in adequacy from the State
Events on October 5, 2021
Curriculum & Assessment Committee Meeting
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Policy Committee Meeting
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