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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

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  • 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    3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • HB 859, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/4/2019 at 4:33 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 632 Education Stewart Identical Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Education

    Citations - Statutes (11)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    163.3180 Concurrency. Page 23 (pdf)
    1002.32 Developmental research (laboratory) schools. Page 26 (pdf)
    1002.33 Charter schools. Page 3 (pdf)
    1002.345 Determination of deteriorating financial conditions and financial emergencies for charter schools and charter technical career centers. Page 27 (pdf)
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 28 (pdf)
    1002.42 Private schools. Page 14 (pdf)
    1002.421 State school choice scholarship program accountability and oversight. Page 29 (pdf)
    1003.455 Physical education; assessment. Page 16 (pdf)
    1007.271 Dual enrollment programs. Page 41 (pdf)
    1008.34 School grading system; school report cards; district grade. Page 17 (pdf)
    1013.385 School district construction flexibility. Page 22 (pdf)

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