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A bill to rewrite MAP test restrictions is on it's way to the Governor's desk

April 28, 2004
By: Matt Johnson
State Capital Bureau

Legislators are sending a bill to Governor Holden that aims to rewrite the state's MAP testing guidelines.

Matt Johnson is at the Capitol.

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Republican Senator Gary Nodler supports the legislation that would make Missouri's reporting standards the same as those of the Fedreal government in the No Child Left Behind Act.

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"I was discouraged to have excellent schools, sometimes nationally recognized schools with excellent academic progress being misreported to as failing to meet their annual progress requirements."

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Opponents say they think the legislation would lower Missouri's standards.

From the state Capitol, I'm Matt Johnson.