Florida Senate - 2013              PROPOSED COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE
       Bill No. SB 980
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       Proposed Committee Substitute by the Committee on Education
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to public school personnel; providing
    3         requirements for the performance evaluation of
    4         personnel for purposes of the performance salary
    5         schedule; providing an effective date.
    7  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
    9         Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the
   10  contrary, for purposes of the performance salary schedule in s.
   11  1012.22, Florida Statutes, and personnel evaluation procedures
   12  and criteria in s. 1012.34, Florida Statutes:
   13         (1) At least 50 percent of a classroom teacher’s
   14  performance evaluation shall be based on the student learning
   15  growth, or student achievement if student learning growth cannot
   16  be measured, that solely reflects such growth or achievement of
   17  the students assigned to that teacher, and the remaining portion
   18  shall be based on factors identified in district-determined,
   19  state-approved evaluation system plans.
   20         (2) The student performance data used in the performance
   21  evaluation of nonclassroom instructional personnel shall be
   22  based on student outcome data that reflects the actual
   23  contribution of such personnel to the performance of the
   24  students assigned to the individual in the individual’s areas of
   25  responsibility.
   26         (3) For purposes of the performance salary schedule in s.
   27  1012.22, Florida Statutes, the student assessment data in the
   28  performance evaluation must be from statewide assessments or
   29  district-determined assessments as required in s. 1008.22(8),
   30  Florida Statutes, in the subject areas taught.
   31         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013.