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Assembly Bill 632

Relating To: Relating to: assessments to evaluate reading readiness. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Notified Date 2/12/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/12/2020

Decoding Dyslexia-WI Notified Date 2/1/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/1/2020

Milwaukee Public Schools Notified Date 2/12/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/12/2020

Comments
The bill appears to prohibit the use of PALS, MAP and STAR assessments, the most commonly used assessments in the State in this area.We also what to ensure a Spanish language option in this area.
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/pals-expands-in-wisconsin-as-the-statewide-universal-literacy-screener-218494221.html
Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance Notified Date 2/11/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/11/2020

WiRSA Notified Date 2/12/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/12/2020

Comments
Our concern is the impact this bill may have on districts using PALS. It is our understanding that the vast majority of the districts in the state are using PALS and only one is using PAR. This can impact longitudinal studies and have unforeseen cost
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials Notified Date 2/12/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/12/2020

Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators Notified Date 2/12/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/12/2020

Wisconsin Association of School Personnel Administrators Notified Date 2/12/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/12/2020

Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services Notified Date 2/12/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/12/2020

Wisconsin State Reading Association Notified Date 2/12/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/12/2020

Lobbying Efforts

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
19.00
2020
July - December
Total 19.00
Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
9.00
2020
July - December
Total 9.00
WiRSA 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1.00
2020
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin State Reading Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
9.00
2020
July - December
Total 9.00