ASSEMBLY, No. 4414

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

216th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED MAY 11, 2015

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman  ANGEL FUENTES

District 5 (Camden and Gloucester)

Assemblyman  PATRICK J. DIEGNAN, JR.

District 18 (Middlesex)

Assemblyman  CARMELO G. GARCIA

District 33 (Hudson)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Prohibits administration of certain assessments to special education students and students with limited English proficiency.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

  


An Act concerning the administration of certain assessments and supplementing chapter 7C of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    a.  As used in this section, “PARCC assessment” means the assessments developed by the consortium of states known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers.

     b.    A school district shall not administer a PARCC assessment to a student who has been classified as eligible for special education programs and services pursuant to chapter 46 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes, or to a student with limited English proficiency.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This bill would place restrictions on the administration of the assessments developed by the consortium of states known as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC assessments) to certain students.  Under the bill, a school district may not administer a PARCC assessment to special education students or to students with limited English proficiency.