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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 5029

February Session, 2012

 

LCO No. 444

 

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Referred to Committee on Higher Education and Employment Advancement

 

Introduced by:

 

(HED)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING COLLEGE READINESS ASSESSMENTS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2012) (a) Each local and regional board of education shall require each pupil enrolled in the tenth grade in a public school to undergo an assessment of such pupil's college readiness in the spring of such pupil's sophomore year.

(b) If any pupil who undergoes a college readiness assessment in accordance with subsection (a) of this section demonstrates any shortcomings in such pupil's college readiness, the pupil, such pupil's school and such pupil's parent or legal guardian shall collaborate to develop a remediation plan to ensure that such pupil is ready for college at the time of such pupil's graduation from high school.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2012

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To require college readiness assessments in high school and require any necessary remediation in advance of high school graduation.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]