Florida Senate - 2018                                    SB 1152
       By Senator Garcia
       36-00779A-18                                          20181152__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to school-level funding; amending s.
    3         1011.69, F.S.; revising the types of funds school
    4         districts may withhold before allocating certain Title
    5         I funds to eligible schools; providing an effective
    6         date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (5) of section
   11  1011.69, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   12         1011.69 Equity in School-Level Funding Act.—
   13         (5) After providing Title I, Part A, Basic funds to schools
   14  above the 75 percent poverty threshold, school districts shall
   15  provide any remaining Title I, Part A, Basic funds directly to
   16  all eligible schools as provided in this subsection. For
   17  purposes of this subsection, an eligible school is a school that
   18  is eligible to receive Title I funds, including a charter
   19  school. The threshold for identifying eligible schools may not
   20  exceed the threshold established by a school district for the
   21  2016-2017 school year or the statewide percentage of
   22  economically disadvantaged students, as determined annually.
   23         (a) Before Prior to the allocation of Title I funds to
   24  eligible schools, a school district may withhold funds only as
   25  follows:
   26         1. One percent for parent involvement, in addition to the
   27  one percent the district must reserve under federal law for
   28  allocations to eligible schools for parent involvement;
   29         1.2. A necessary and reasonable amount for administration,
   30  which includes the district’s indirect cost rate, not to exceed
   31  a total of 8 percent; and
   32         2.3. A reasonable and necessary amount to provide:
   33         a. Homeless programs;
   34         b. Delinquent and neglected programs;
   35         c. Prekindergarten programs and activities;
   36         d. Private school equitable services; and
   37         e. Migrant supplemental services;
   38         f. Extended learning opportunities, such as summer school,
   39  before-school and after-school programs, and additional class
   40  periods of instruction during the school day;
   41         g. Supplemental academic and enrichment services, as well
   42  as wrap-around services, for low-performing schools;
   43         h. Family support services and parent engagement
   44  activities, in addition to the 1 percent the district must
   45  reserve under federal law for allocations to eligible schools
   46  for parent involvement;
   47         i.e. Transportation for foster care children to their
   48  school of origin or choice programs; and.
   49         j. The district’s approved indirect cost rate.
   50         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.