Report Title:

Student Assessments; Weighted-Grading Scale Policy.

Description:

Requests the Board of Education to establish a statewide weighted-grading scale policy for honors, advanced placement, and other academic courses that exceed basic core curriculum in the public schools.

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

385

TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2003

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

RELATING TO STUDENT ASSESSMENTs.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. Section 302A-202, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"[[]302A-202 Student assessments[.]; weighted-grade scales.[]] (a) Any school electing to participate in school/community-based management may develop and implement its own student assessment mechanisms; provided that the board of education shall establish a statewide policy requiring the use of weighted-grade scales at secondary schools for honors, advanced placement, and other academic courses that exceed the basic core curriculum requirements.

(b) The board of education shall include the results of [the] all statewide assessments in the educational status report to the legislature and the governor required in section 302A-1004."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

INTRODUCED BY:

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