COLUMBUS - 

State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township – Clermont Co.) applauded yesterday’s Ohio House passage of House Bill 7, legislation that provides academic protections for students taking new state assessments during the 2014-15 school year. New assessments in mathematics and English language arts are supplied by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).


House Bill 7 prohibits schools from using test scores from state assessments when determining a student’s advancement to the next grade level and granting of course credit. The bill also states that schools are not permitted to share individual student test scores to outside sources without consent from either the student or his or her parents.


“This bill serves as a good first step to liberate children and parents from the ever-growing PARCC and Common Core testing requirements,” Rep. Becker said. “I’m not only a co-sponsor of HB 7, but I’m also committed to the immediate and full repeal of Common Core.”


The bill passed unanimously out of the House Education Committee and passed with unanimous support on the House floor. It will now go to the Ohio Senate for further consideration.

 
 
 
  
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John Becker Sworn In As State Representative Of The 65th House District

 
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State Representative John Becker (R-Union Township – Clermont Co.) yesterday was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 130th General Assembly. He represents the 65th Ohio House District, which includes portions of northwest Clermont County.