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SB 1496: Assessments and Accountability


Assessments and Accountability; Deleting the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards and replacing them with district-selected English Language Arts and mathematics standards; revising required public K-12 educational instruction; revising the student assessment program for public schools; deleting the requirement for national and international comparison of certain assessments; providing an exception for schools to assess a certain percentage of the school population, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in Education Pre-K - 12
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/26/2015 Senate • Filed
3/3/2015 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 138
• Introduced -SJ 138
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in Education Pre-K - 12