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HB 1141: Public School System


Public School System; Revises statewide student assessment program beginning with 2014-2015 school year; discontinues use of FCAT; provides for subject area assessments, end-of-course assessments, & diagnostic assessments; revises graduation requirements to include measure of overall academic performance; requires task force to recommend graduation standards for career-track students; revises basis for school grades & school improvement ratings; revises program for student progression; revises Florida School Recognition Program; revises provisions relating to contracts with instructional personnel & provides for award of professional performance contract; requires school district to implement professional development program; provides for assessment & accountability alignment committee to develop standards & procedures for assessment & school grading.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 3/9/2012 House - Died in K-20 Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/27/2011 House • Filed
1/9/2012 House • Referred to K-20 Innovation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 111
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 110
3/9/2012 House • Died in K-20 Innovation Subcommittee