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Introduced Version Senate Concurrent Resolution 36 History

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 36

(By Senators Boley, Barnes, Blair, Carmichael, Cole, M. Hall, Nohe, Sypolt and Walters)

 

 

Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study the impact of the Common Core State Standards on public education in West Virginia.

    Whereas, The West Virginia Legislature has made student achievement in West Virginia public schools a priority and devoted great time and resources to improving student achievement; and

    Whereas, Educators throughout West Virginia have expressed concern about the potential impact of the Common Core State Standards on public education in West Virginia; and

    Whereas, The West Virginia Legislature and educators throughout the State of West Virginia share the objective of developing and enacting sound educational policies that advance the shared goal of greater student achievement; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Legislature hereby requests the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study the impact of the Common Core State Standards on public education in West Virginia; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance is hereby requested to study the Common Core State Standards, their impact on public education in West Virginia and the appropriate use of the Common Core State Standards by public schools in West Virginia; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance report to the regular session of the Legislature, 2014, on its findings, conclusions and recommendations, together with drafts of any legislation necessary to effectuate its recommendations; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the expenses necessary to conduct this study, to prepare a report and to draft necessary legislation be paid from legislative appropriations to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance.

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