Bill Text For SB0437 - Proposed Committee Substitute

 1|                          STATE OF OKLAHOMA                            |
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 2|             1st Session of the 58th Legislature (2021)                |
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 3|COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE                                                   |
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 4|SENATE BILL NO. 437                  By: Bergstrom of the Senate       |
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 5|                                         and                           |
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 6|                                         Hasenbeck of the House        |
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 9|                        COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE                           |
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10|       [ Students - requiring certain remediation courses -            |
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13|BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA:                  |
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14|    SECTION 1.     AMENDATORY     Section 1, Chapter 61, O.S.L. 2017   |
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15|(70 O.S. Supp. 2020, Section 11-107.1), is amended to read as          |
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16|follows:                                                               |
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17|    Section 11-107.1.  A.  Each Beginning with the 2022-2023 school    |
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18|year, each school district in this state may offer a shall provide     |
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19|remediation course courses for high school students who score below    |
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20|a nineteen (19) on the benchmarks on subject-area portions of the      |
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21|American College Testing (ACT) exam or below an equivalent score       |
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22|scores on the SAT exam in the most recent year for which student       |
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23|performance data is available.                                         |
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 1|    B.  Remediation required by subsection A of this section may       |
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 2|include but is not limited to:                                         |
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 3|    1.  Extended instructional time during the school day;             |
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 4|    2.  A summer academy;                                              |
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 5|    3.  Tutoring;                                                      |
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 6|    4.  Online coursework;                                             |
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 7|    5.  Repetition of any course in which the student has              |
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 8|demonstrated academic deficiency by scoring below the benchmarks in    |
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 9|subject-area portions of the ACT or SAT; or                            |
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10|    6.  Other supplementary services.                                  |
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11|    C.  Nothing in subsection A of this section shall be construed     |
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12|to require that a teacher providing instruction in the remediation     |
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13|course be certified in any subject matter that is tested on the ACT    |
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14|or SAT exam.                                                           |
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15|    D.  The State Board of Education may promulgate rules to           |
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16|implement the provisions of this section.                              |
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17|    SECTION 2.  This act shall become effective November 1, 2021.      |
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19|    58-1-1928      EB        2/26/2021 9:43:52 AM                      |
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