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SB 1898: Student Literacy

GENERAL BILL by Rodriguez

Student Literacy; Revising and providing duties for the Just Read, Florida! Office within the Department of Education; requiring the Department of Education, in consultation with the Office of Early Learning, to implement a coordinated screening and progress monitoring system for students in the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program through grade 8; requiring certain students to participate in a certain coordinated screening and progress monitoring system; creating the “Reading Achievement Initiative for Scholastic Excellence Act”, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/16/2021 Senate - Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/26/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 211
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 210
3/11/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/16/21, 12:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/16/2021 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 270
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
3/18/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 03/23/21, 10:30 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/19/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 03/24/21, 4:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/24/2021 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 313
3/25/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations
4/12/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/15/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/14/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/15/2021 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0
4/16/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading