1Amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), entitled "An
2act relating to the public school system, including certain
3provisions applicable as well to private and parochial
4schools; amending, revising, consolidating and changing the
5laws relating thereto," providing for national standardized
6assessments and surveys prohibited.

7The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
8hereby enacts as follows:

9Section 1. The act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known
10as the Public School Code of 1949, is amended by adding a
11section to read:

12Section 123. National Standardized Assessments and Surveys
13Prohibited.--The Department of Education, the Secretary of
14Education or the State Board of Education shall not impose, or
15attempt to impose, a national standardized assessment or survey
16on any student enrolled in a public school entity. As used in
17this section, "public school entity" shall mean a school
18district, charter school, regional charter school, cyber charter
19school, intermediate unit or area vocational technical school.

1Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.


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