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CS/SB 1642: Education Accountability

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Education

Education Accountability; Providing definitions for the statewide, standardized assessment program and school grading system; revising criteria that necessitate a school’s improvement plan to include certain strategies; providing that a child with a medical complexity may be exempt from participating in statewide, standardized assessments under specified circumstances; authorizing bonus rewards to school districts for progress toward educator effectiveness, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/14/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-23, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7031 (Ch. 2014-39)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  2. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/5/2014 Senate SPB 7060 submitted as a committee bill (SB 1642) by Education
• Filed
3/6/2014 Senate • Referred to Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 220
3/7/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 03/12/14, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/10/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 220
3/12/2014 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 11 NAYS 1 -SJ 243
3/17/2014 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 243
3/24/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/27/14, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/27/2014 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 356
3/28/2014 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 356
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/03/14
4/1/2014 Senate • CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 373
4/3/2014 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 435
• Amendment(s) adopted (129464, 287974, 602534, 864516) -SJ 435
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 439
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/11/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 490
• Amendment(s) adopted (261364, 784440) -SJ 490
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 490
4/23/2014 House • In Messages
4/28/2014 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 832
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/14
• Received -HJ 832
4/29/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 840
• Substituted for CS/HB 7117 -HJ 840
• Amendment(s) failed (337957) -HJ 840
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/30/2014 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 884
• CS passed; YEAS 76 NAYS 42 -HJ 885
4/30/2014 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 880
5/8/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/12/2014 • Approved by Governor
5/14/2014 • Chapter No. 2014-23, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7031 (Ch. 2014-39)