Florida Senate - 2014 SB 852 By the Committee on Education 581-01624A-14 2014852__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to education; prohibiting a student 3 from taking certain local assessments during a 4 specified time; providing exceptions for certain 5 examinations; providing an effective date. 6 7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 8 9 Section 1. A student may not take a district-developed 10 assessment, a district-selected assessment, or a district 11 mandated assessment within the 2 weeks before or the 2 weeks 12 after taking a statewide, standardized assessment. However, a 13 student may, within the 2 weeks before or the 2 weeks after 14 taking a statewide, standardized assessment: 15 (1) Take a college entrance examination, an Advanced 16 Placement examination, an International Baccalaureate 17 examination, an Advanced International Certificate of Education 18 examination, or an industry-approved examination to earn 19 national industry certifications identified in the Industry 20 Certification Funding List; or 21 (2) Retake a statewide, standardized assessment. 22 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.