Florida Senate - 2018 SENATOR AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for HB 7055
Senate . House
Floor: WD/2R .
03/02/2018 12:37 PM .
Senator Steube moved the following:
1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (734058) (with title
4 Between lines 3148 and 3149
6 Section 26. Paragraph (c) of subsection (3) of section
7 1006.15, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
8 1006.15 Student standards for participation in
9 interscholastic and intrascholastic extracurricular student
10 activities; regulation.—
12 (c) An individual home education student is eligible to
13 participate at the public school to which the student would be
14 assigned according to district school board attendance area
15 policies or which the student could choose to attend pursuant to
16 s. 1002.31, or may develop an agreement to participate at a
17 private school, in the interscholastic extracurricular
18 activities of that school, provided the following conditions are
20 1. The home education student must meet the requirements of
21 the home education program pursuant to s. 1002.41.
22 2. During the period of participation at a school, the home
23 education student must demonstrate educational progress as
24 required in paragraph (b) in all subjects taken in the home
25 education program by a method of evaluation agreed upon by the
26 parent and the school principal which may include: review of the
27 student’s work by a certified teacher chosen by the parent;
28 grades earned through correspondence; grades earned in courses
29 taken at a Florida College System institution, university, or
30 trade school; standardized test scores above the 35th
31 percentile; or any other method designated in s. 1002.41.
32 3. The home education student must meet the same residency
33 requirements as other students in the school at which he or she
35 4. The home education student must meet the same standards
36 of acceptance, behavior, and performance as required of other
37 students in extracurricular activities.
38 5. The student must register with the school his or her
39 intent to participate in interscholastic extracurricular
40 activities as a representative of the school before
the beginning date of the season for the activity
42 in which he or she wishes to participate. A home education
43 student must be able to participate in curricular activities if
44 that is a requirement for an extracurricular activity.
45 6. A student who transfers from a home education program to
46 a public school before or during the first grading period of the
47 school year is academically eligible to participate in
48 interscholastic extracurricular activities during the first
49 grading period provided the student has a successful evaluation
50 from the previous school year, pursuant to subparagraph 2.
51 7. Any public school or private school student who has been
52 unable to maintain academic eligibility for participation in
53 interscholastic extracurricular activities is ineligible to
54 participate in such activities as a home education student until
55 the student has successfully completed one grading period in
56 home education pursuant to subparagraph 2. to become eligible to
57 participate as a home education student.
59 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================
60 And the title is amended as follows:
61 Delete line 4854
62 and insert:
63 and neglect provisions; amending s. 1006.15, F.S.;
64 revising requirements for student participation in
65 extracurricular activities; amending s. 1007.271,