Florida Senate - 2016                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1068
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  01/27/2016           .                                

       The Committee on Education Pre-K - 12 (Brandes) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 267 and 268
    4  insert:
    5         Section 4. Subsection (2) of section 1002.32, Florida
    6  Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         1002.32 Developmental research (laboratory) schools.—
    8         (2) ESTABLISHMENT.—There is established a category of
    9  public schools to be known as developmental research
   10  (laboratory) schools (lab schools). Each lab school shall
   11  provide sequential instruction and shall be affiliated with the
   12  college of education within the state university of closest
   13  geographic proximity. A lab school to which a charter has been
   14  issued under s. 1002.33(5)(a)2. must be affiliated with the
   15  college of education within the state university that issued the
   16  charter, but is not subject to the requirement that the state
   17  university be of closest geographic proximity. For the purpose
   18  of state funding, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical
   19  University, Florida Atlantic University, Florida State
   20  University, the University of Florida, the University of South
   21  Florida St. Petersburg, and other universities approved by the
   22  State Board of Education and the Legislature are authorized to
   23  sponsor a lab school. A state university may also contract with
   24  a private entity to build and operate a lab school. The
   25  limitation of one lab school per university does shall not apply
   26  to the following charter lab schools authorized prior to June 1,
   27  2003: Florida State University Charter Lab K-12 School in
   28  Broward County, Florida Atlantic University Charter Lab 9-12
   29  High School in Palm Beach County, and Florida Atlantic
   30  University Charter Lab K-12 School in St. Lucie County.
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   33  And the title is amended as follows:
   34         Between lines 9 and 10
   35  insert:
   36         amending s. 1002.32, F.S.; authorizing the University
   37         of South Florida St. Petersburg to sponsor a
   38         developmental research school (lab school);
   39         authorizing a state university to contract with a
   40         private entity to build and operate a lab school;