Senate File 2112 - Introduced SENATE FILE 2112 BY CARLIN A BILL FOR An Act directing the department of education to convene an 1 achievement gap working group. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 5747XS (2) 89 jda/jh
S.F. 2112 Section 1. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION —— ACHIEVEMENT GAP 1 WORKING GROUP. 2 1. The department of education shall convene and provide 3 administrative support to a working group that shall study any 4 disparities in academic performance between groups of students 5 in grades kindergarten through twelve. 6 2. Any expenses incurred by a member of the working group 7 shall be the responsibility of the individual member or the 8 respective entity represented by the member. 9 3. The working group shall submit its findings and 10 recommendations to the general assembly by December 31, 2022. 11 EXPLANATION 12 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 13 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 14 This bill directs the department of education to convene an 15 achievement gap working group. The bill requires the working 16 group to study any disparities in academic performance between 17 groups of students in grades kindergarten through 12 and 18 provide a report to the general assembly by December 31, 2022, 19 detailing the working group’s findings and recommendations. 20 -1- LSB 5747XS (2) 89 jda/jh 1/ 1