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HB 859: Education


Education; Provides charter schools website requirements; requires specified teachers to have received bachelor's degree; revises requirements for charter school facilities; revises information DOE requires in specified database relating to private schools; provides requirements for private schools related to recess, statewide assessment program, curricula standards, teacher requirements, Florida Building Code requirements, & student assessments; requires private schools to be graded according to specified rules; requires DOE to annually develop, in collaboration with private schools, school report card that private schools would provide to parents.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/4/2019 House • Filed
12/16/2019 House • Referred to PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 73
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 73
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee