Florida Senate - 2014 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 1528 Ì881958]Î881958 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: WD . 03/25/2014 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— 1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (639048) (with directory and 2 title amendments) 3 4 Between lines 80 and 81 5 insert: 6 (21) PUBLIC INFORMATION ON CHARTER SCHOOLS.— 7 (a) The Department of Education shall provide information 8 to the public, directly and through sponsors, on how to form and 9 operate a charter school and how to enroll in a charter school 10 once it is created. This information shall include a model 11 application form, model
standardcharter contract, standard 12 evaluation instrument, and model standardcharter renewal 13 contract, which shall include the information specified in 14 subsection (7) and shall be developed by consulting and 15 negotiating with both school districts and charter schools 16 before implementation. The charter and charter renewal contracts 17 may shallbe used by charter school sponsors. 18 (27) RULEMAKING.—The Department of Education, after 19 consultation with school districts and charter school directors, 20 shall recommend that the State Board of Education adopt rules to 21 implement specific subsections of this section. Such rules shall 22 require minimum paperwork and shall not limit charter school 23 flexibility authorized by statute. The State Board of Education 24 shall adopt rules, pursuant to ss. 120.536(1) and 120.54, to 25 implement a charter model application form, standard evaluation 26 instrument, and model standardcharter and model charter renewal 27 contracts in accordance with this section. 28 29 ====== D I R E C T O R Y C L A U S E A M E N D M E N T ====== 30 And the directory clause is amended as follows: 31 Delete lines 5 - 7 32 and insert: 33 Section 1. Paragraph (h) of subsection (6), paragraph (g) 34 of subsection (10), paragraph (a) of subsection (21), and 35 subsection (27) of section 1002.33, Florida Statutes, are 36 amended, to read: 37 38 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 39 And the title is amended as follows: 40 Delete line 100 41 and insert: 42 student conduct; revising references to standard 43 charter and charter renewal contracts; authorizing a 44 charter school sponsor to use the model charter and 45 charter renewal contracts; providing an effective 46 date.