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SB 724: Education

GENERAL BILL by Taddeo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rodriguez ; Cruz

Education; Requiring the Department of Education to adopt native language versions of the school readiness screener, the school readiness assessment, the Florida Voluntary Prekindergarten Assessment, and the Florida Kindergarten Readiness Screener; requiring that a high school equivalency examination administered in any language other than English be given the same weight as a high school equivalency examination administered in English; revising requirements of the statewide, standardized assessment program to include native language versions of related assessments, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/21/2021 Senate • Filed
    1/28/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 89
    3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 89
    4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Education

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  • SB 724, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/21/2021 at 3:55 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1002.385 The Gardiner Scholarship. Page 11 (pdf)
    1002.394 The Family Empowerment Scholarship Program. Page 13 (pdf)
    1002.395 Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program. Page 15 (pdf)
    1002.40 The Hope Scholarship Program. Page 17 (pdf)
    1002.69 Statewide kindergarten screening; kindergarten readiness rates; state-approved prekindergarten enrollment screening; good cause exemption. Page 4 (pdf)
    1003.435 High school equivalency diploma program. Page 5 (pdf)
    1008.22 Student assessment program for public schools. Page 6 (pdf)

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