36 Yes, 3 No, 2 Absent! Next stop, Delaware Senate! The vast majority of the Delaware House of Representatives voted yes for the parent opt-out bill, House Bill 50. They nay votes were State Reps. Earl Jaques, Michael Barbieri, and Timothy Dukes. Absent were Stephanie Bolden and Jack Peterman.
Pictured, Top: Jackie Kook, Mike Matthews, Bottom: Delaware State Rep. Kim Williams, Delaware PTA Vice President for Advocacy, Delaware State Rep. Sean Williams, Delaware State Rep. John Kowalko, Kevin Ohlandt
Here is the amendment to the bill:
|Primary Sponsor(s):||Matthews||Additional Sponsor(s): Rep. B. Short & Rep. K. Williams|
|Synopsis of Bill:||This amendment clarifies that the bill only applies to the Smarter Balanced Assessment. The amendment also clarifies that the parent or guardian must give written notice at least two school days prior to the start of the assessment. Finally, the amendment includes an effective date of August 1, 2015.
Here is the official roll call:
HB 50 w/HA 1 Kowalko Passed
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO EDUCATION ASSESSMENT.
Date: 05/07/2015 04:58 PM Passed
Vote Type:SM Yes: 36 No: 3 Not Voting: 0 Absent: 2
|Briggs King||Y||Longhurst||Y||M. Smith||Y|