Democrats: We will have a Party Meeting to discuss upcoming bills drafted and proposed by the Bipartisan Education Committee. Please review them and comment your beliefs. Everything helps, thank you.
Children ARE NOT standard and STANDARDS should not be put on children PERIOD!!! If you guys really are the future of the Democratic Party I have little hope
Thank you, tonight was our first meeting and this is the first bill we have created on national standards, drafted by the committee.
Federal Standard Initiative Act
Section 1. At the end of the 2014-2015 academic primary and secondary school year, all public school students currently in the grades between 1st and 12th shall take a Federally required multiple choice Test to
determine their strengths in Math, Reading, Science, and Social Studies.
Section 2. The test shall be 50 problems each.
Section 3. The Test shall be timed for 2 hours for completion. The schedule for testing shall be Monday-Math, Tuesday-Reading
Wednesday-Science, Thursday-Social Studies.
Section 4. The standard shall be Below Basic (0-25 correct), Basic (25-35 correct), proficient (35-45 correct), and advanced (45-50 correct).
Section 5. The results will be added per grade level to determin
the national average.
Section 6. These averages shall be used to create a National Standard Minimum.