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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)

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  • 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

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  • SB 1496, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/26/2015 at 1:07 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1121 Assessments and Accountability Tobia Similar Last Action: 4/28/2015 H Died in Choice and Innovation Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (CIS)
    H 877 Assessments and Accountability Mayfield Compare Last Action: 4/28/2015 H Died in K-12 Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (KTS)
    S 1450 Assessments and Accountability Bullard Compare Last Action: 5/1/2015 S Died in Education Pre-K - 12
    Location: In committee/council (ED)

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1003.41 Next Generation Sunshine State Standards. Page 3 (pdf)
    1003.42 Required instruction. Page 7 (pdf)
    1008.22 Student assessment program for public schools. Page 11 (pdf)
    1008.34 School grading system; school report cards; district grade. Page 30 (pdf)

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