Your Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs , to which was referred House Bill 1289 , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:
(2) Student assessments that identify high ability students using multifaceted assessments to ensure that students not identified by traditional assessments because of economic disadvantage, cultural background, underachievement, or disabilities are included. The assessments must identify students with high abilities in the general intellectual domain and specific academic domains. The results of an assessment under this subdivision must be recorded with the student test number assigned to a student.
(3) Professional development.
(4) Development and implementation of local services for high ability students, including appropriately differentiated curriculum and instruction in the core academic areas designated by the state board for each grade consistent with federal, state, local, and private funding sources.
(5) Evaluation of the local program for high ability students.
(6) Best practices to increase the number of participants in high ability student programs who are from racial and ethnic groups that have been underrepresented in those programs.".
(Reference is to HB 1289 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.