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CS/SB 1756: School Accountability

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Simmons

School Accountability; Revising the private schools to which the Department of Education is required to provide technical assistance and authorized staff; revising requirements for private schools that participate in the Gardiner Scholarship Program; revising the purpose of department site visits at private schools participating in the John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program; requiring a private school to employ or contract with teachers who meet certain qualifications and provide information about such qualifications to the department and parents, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/5/2018 Senate • Filed
    1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 190
    1/17/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/22/18, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    • Introduced -SJ 190
    1/22/2018 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 220
    1/24/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 224
    1/26/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education -SJ 220
    2/5/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education, 02/08/18, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    2/8/2018 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 348
    2/12/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 348
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)

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  • CS/SB 1756, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/24/2018 at 2:32 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education (Pre-Meeting) 2/7/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education (Post-Meeting) 2/9/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7055 (er) Education Appropriations Committee Compare Last Action: 3/12/2018 Chapter No. 2018-6, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5001 (Ch. 2018-9)
    S 1172 (c1) Hope Scholarship Program Galvano Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)
    S 1614 Education Hukill Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Education

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    901030 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 2/9/2018
    2:46 PM

    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    354860 - Amendment
    Delete lines 402 - 414 and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education
    (Simmons)
    2/8/2018
    9:28 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/9/2018
    Web Page
    PDF
    277036 - Amendment
    Between lines 753 and 754 insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education
    (Simmons)
    2/7/2018
    10:53 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/9/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/8/2018 10:00 AM Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1001.10 Commissioner of Education; general powers and duties. Page 3 (pdf)
    1002.20 K-12 student and parent rights. Page 4 (pdf)
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 5 (pdf)
    1002.39 The John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program. Page 7 (pdf)
    1002.395 Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program. Page 9 (pdf)
    1002.421 Accountability of private schools participating in state school choice scholarship programs. Page 14 (pdf)
    1006.061 Child abuse, abandonment, and neglect policy. Page 19 (pdf)
    1012.315 Disqualification from employment. Page 21 (pdf)
    1012.796 Complaints against teachers and administrators; procedure; penalties. Page 26 (pdf)

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  • SB 1756, Original Filed Version Posted 1/5/2018 at 3:54 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 1/19/2018 (pdf)
    Education (Post-Meeting) 1/24/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1614 Education Hukill Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Education

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    430116 - Amendment
    Delete lines 404 - 419 and insert:
    Education
    (Simmons)
    1/22/2018
    2:22 PM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/22/2018
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/22/2018 3:30 PM Education 10 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1001.10 Commissioner of Education; general powers and duties. Page 3 (pdf)
    1002.20 K-12 student and parent rights. Page 4 (pdf)
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 5 (pdf)
    1002.39 The John M. McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Program. Page 7 (pdf)
    1002.395 Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program. Page 9 (pdf)
    1002.421 Accountability of private schools participating in state school choice scholarship programs. Page 14 (pdf)
    1006.061 Child abuse, abandonment, and neglect policy. Page 19 (pdf)
    1012.315 Disqualification from employment. Page 21 (pdf)
    1012.796 Complaints against teachers and administrators; procedure; penalties. Page 26 (pdf)

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