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CS/HB 843: Digital Learning

GENERAL BILL by Choice and Innovation Subcommittee ; Gaetz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Diaz, M.

Digital Learning; Allows individuals or organizations who provide certain individual online courses to apply for approval as state-level provider; provides that such courses are eligible for inclusion in district virtual instruction programs; revises requirements for approval as providers of virtual instruction; requires Articulation Coordinating Committee to recommend funding model & financial accountability mechanism for providers of online courses; requires State Board of Education to adopt rules establishing programs & courses for which students earn credit for graduation, including online courses provided by approved providers.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Education Appropriations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2013-225), SB 1514 (Ch. 2013-45)
Location: In committee/council (EDAS)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/18/2013 House • Filed
2/28/2013 House • Referred to Choice and Innovation Subcommittee; Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 86
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 85
3/18/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Choice and Innovation Subcommittee, 03/20/13, 1:00 pm, 306 HOB
3/20/2013 House • CS by Choice and Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 3
3/25/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Choice and Innovation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 342
3/26/2013 House • Now in Education Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 355
5/3/2013 House • Died in Education Appropriations Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7029 (Ch. 2013-225), SB 1514 (Ch. 2013-45)