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HB 1490 Timeline (Keep for info)

HB 1490

On July 14, 2014, House Bill 1490 was signed into law by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon. HB1490 provided a structure and timeline for review of the Missouri Learning Standards, beginning with English language arts, social studies, science and mathematics expectations. The law called for work groups of parents and educators to update standards in these content areas by Oct. 1, 2015, and implemented beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. Work group members were appointed by various stakeholders in the state as defined in the law. Members included active classroom teachers and parents of school-age children. They represented each geographic region of Missouri.

HB1490 Timeline
  • June 6, 2014: HB 1490 is passed and signed by the Missouri Legislature.
  • July 14, 2014: HB 1490 is signed by the Governor.
  • July 2014 – October 2014: Committee Selection (Appointment Designation Chart)
  • September 22, 2014 - September 26, 2015: Committee Meetings (Click date for video if available):
  • October 27, 2014: The first of three public meetings was held to elicit feedback from the public.
  • April 20, 2015: The second of three public meetings was held to elicit feedback from the public.
  • October 1, 2015: The State Board of Education received the work groups' academic performance Standards recommendations.
  • October 26, 2015: The third of three public hearings was held to elicit feedback from the public.
  • November 2 - December 2, 2015: Comments and feedback was solicited on the academic Standards from the Joint Committee on Education (160.514, RSMo).
  • November 2 - December 2, 2015: Public comment period to provide comments and feedback was solicited on the academic Standards.
  • November 2, 2015 - January 13, 2016: Comments and feedback was solicited on the academic Standards from Academic Researchers.
  • December 14, 2015: Make all comments from the Joint Committee on Education publicly available (160.514, RSMo).
  • January 2016: State board requests re-open of public comment period.
  • January - March 10: Public comment period extended.
  • February 8, 2016: Make all comments from Academic Researchers publicly available (160.514, RSMo).
  • March 1 - May 15, 2016: Format and finalize Missouri Learning Standards.
  • April 19, 2016: The State Board approved the new standards in English language arts, mathematics, science and social studies.
  • May 2016 - Fall 2017: Align the statewide assessment system in English language arts and mathematics to the academic performance Standards.
  • May 2016 - Fall 2017: Develop and adopt a standardized assessment instrument based on the academic performance Standards in English language arts and mathematics.
  • Summer 2016: Curriculum development and professional development for the four content areas began.
  • 2016-2017 Academic Year: Implementation of updated standards in the four content areas began.
  • 2017-2018 Academic Year: Assessments in English language arts and mathematics aligned to the updated standards are administered.
  • 2018-2019 Academic Year: Assessments in science aligned to the updated standards are administered.
  • 2019-2020 Academic Year: Assessments in social studies aligned to the updated standards are administered.
Comments/Feedback

Initial Comment Period

In October 2014, an email address - 1490Comments@dese.mo.gov - was setup to gather feedback and comments from the Public on the work being done. The initial comment period lasted from October 2014 through April 2015. Subsequent comments continued to come in via email.


Public Online Survey

A survey was then designed to gather comments about the current Missouri Learning Standards. In this survey you could comment upon the learning expectations in English language arts, math, social studies and science by grade-level and content area. The following are the comments received in the survey through May 5, 2015.

English Language Arts: ELA K-5, ELA 6-12, Reading Literature, Reading Informational Texts, Language, Listening - Speaking, Reading Foundational Skills, Writing.

Mathematics: Mathematics K-5, Mathematics 6-12, Arithmetic with Polynomials and Rational Expressions, Building Functions, Counting and Cardinality, Expressions and Equations, Functions, Geometry, Interpreting Functions, Interpreting Categorical and Quantitative Data, Making Inferences and Justifying Conclusions, Measurement and Data, Number and Operations in Base 10, Numbers and Operations-Fractions, Operations and Algebraic Thinking, Ratios and Relationships, Seeing Structure in Expressions, Statistics and Probability, The Complex Number System, The Number System, The Real Number System.

Science: Science K-5, Science 6-12, Ecology, Matter and Energy, Universe, Earth Systems, Force and Motion, Living Organisms, Science Technology and Human Activity, Scientific Inquiry.

Social Studies: Social Studies K-5, Social Studies 6-12, Economic Concepts and Principles, Missouri, United States and World History, Principles and Processes of Governance Systems, Principles of the Republic, Tools of Social Science Inquiry


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