HB 2919 - DIGEST

Requires the superintendent of public instruction to: (1) If permitted by the elementary and secondary education act of 1965, as reauthorized by the every student succeeds act of 2015, implement a pilot program for school districts to pilot the administration of a nationally recognized college readiness assessment for high school students to use to earn a certificate of academic achievement for high school graduation purposes and to meet federal and state school accountability requirements;

(2) Enter into an agreement with a provider or providers of nationally recognized college readiness assessments for the provision and administration of the assessment for the purposes of the pilot program; and

(3) Solicit and select up to seven school districts to participate in the pilot program.

Requires the joint legislative audit and review committee, four school years after the first administration of the nationally recognized college assessment by the pilot school districts, to conduct a review to determine the effects of using the assessment.