OLR Bill Analysis

HB 6625

AN ACT CONCERNING THE GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TESTING PROGRAM.

SUMMARY:

Starting July 1, 2014, this bill requires General Educational Development testing services (e.g., those administering the high school diploma equivalency examination) to share examination data with the State Department of Education. The data must include individual test scores and the following annual aggregate data: (1) exam scores and results, (2) demographics of exam takers, and (3) the number of exam takers at each testing location and in total.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2013

COMMITTEE ACTION

Education Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

33

Nay

0

(03/22/2013)