Florida Senate - 2015 SB 100 By Senator Bean 4-00130A-15 2015100__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to the student assessment program; 3 amending s. 1008.22, F.S.; prohibiting a school 4 district from scheduling more than a specified number 5 of school days to administer local and statewide 6 assessments; requiring the school district to approve 7 additional days if needed; providing an effective 8 date. 9 10 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 11 12 Section 1. Paragraph (e) of subsection (6) of section 13 1008.22, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 14 1008.22 Student assessment program for public schools.— 15 (6) LOCAL ASSESSMENTS.— 16 (e) Each school district shall establish schedules for the 17 administration of any district-mandated assessment and approve 18 the schedules as an agenda item at a district school board 19 meeting. A school district may not schedule more than 10 school 20 days in a school year to administer all local assessments and 21 statewide, standardized assessments required under this section. 22 If more than 10 school days are needed to administer such 23 assessments, the school district must approve the number of 24 additional days. The school district shall publish the testing 25 schedules on its website, clearly specifying the district 26 mandated assessments, and report the schedules to the Department 27 of Education by October 1 of each year. 28 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.