Florida Senate - 2018                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1434
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education (Farmer)
       recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (396932) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 750 and 751
    5  insert:
    6         Section 6. Subsection (5) of section 1011.69, Florida
    7  Statutes, is amended to read:
    8         1011.69 Equity in School-Level Funding Act.—
    9         (5) After providing Title I, Part A, Basic funds to schools
   10  above the 75 percent poverty threshold, which may include high
   11  schools above the 50 percent threshold as allowed by federal
   12  law, school districts shall provide any remaining Title I, Part
   13  A, Basic funds directly to all eligible schools as provided in
   14  this subsection. For purposes of this subsection, an eligible
   15  school is a school that is eligible to receive Title I funds,
   16  including a charter school. The threshold for identifying
   17  eligible schools may not exceed the threshold established by a
   18  school district for the 2016-2017 school year or the statewide
   19  percentage of economically disadvantaged students, as determined
   20  annually.
   21         (a) Prior to the allocation of Title I funds to eligible
   22  schools, a school district may withhold funds only as follows:
   23         1. One percent for parent involvement, in addition to the
   24  one percent the district must reserve under federal law for
   25  allocations to eligible schools for parent involvement;
   26         2. A necessary and reasonable amount for administration;,
   27         3.which includes The district’s approved indirect cost
   28  rate, not to exceed a total of 8 percent; and
   29         4.3. A reasonable and necessary amount to provide:
   30         a. Homeless programs;
   31         b. Delinquent and neglected programs;
   32         c. Prekindergarten programs and activities;
   33         d. Private school equitable services; and
   34         e. Transportation for foster care children to their school
   35  of origin or choice programs; and.
   36         5. A necessary and reasonable amount for eligible schools
   37  to provide:
   38         a. 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; and
   41         b. Supplemental academic and enrichment services, staff
   42  development, and planning and curriculum, as well as wrap-around
   43  services.
   44         (b) All remaining Title I funds shall be distributed to all
   45  eligible schools in accordance with federal law and regulation.
   46  To maximize the efficient use of resources, school districts may
   47  allow eligible schools, not including charter schools, to An
   48  eligible school may use funds under this subsection for
   49  district-level to participate in discretionary educational
   50  services provided by the school district.
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   53  And the title is amended as follows:
   54         Delete line 974
   55  and insert:
   56         allocation; amending s. 1011.69, F.S.; revising the
   57         types of funds school districts may withhold before
   58         allocating certain Title I funds to eligible schools;
   59         authorizing school districts to use such funds for
   60         specified purposes; amending s. 1011.71, F.S.;
   61         increasing the