Bills Pending Florida Senate Education Committee

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FLS0738IntroRequiring certain students actively enrolled in specified schools to be excused from jury service upon request, etc.
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2019-12-10
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0876IntroEstablishing the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Matching Endowment Scholarship Program within the Department of Education; requiring a historically black college or university to provide a certain amount of matching funds by a specified...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0866IntroRequiring the council to submit, by a specified date, a report with recommendations related to the Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program, or a similar program, to the Governor, the Legislature, the Board of Governors, and ...
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2019-11-21
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FLS0774IntroProviding an exemption from public records requirements for any personal identifying information of an applicant for president of a state university or Florida College System institution; providing an exemption from public meeting requirements for an...
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2019-11-21
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FLS0836IntroRevising the annual allocation to school districts to include an additional calculation of full-time equivalent membership for students who earn a College Board Advanced Placement Capstone Diploma, etc.
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2019-11-21
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0746IntroRequiring district school boards to install secular programs of education in public schools which include specified courses relating to religion, the Hebrew Scriptures, and the Bible; requiring the Department of Education to include such courses in t...
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2019-11-21
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FLS0754IntroAuthorizing a school crossing guard employed by a private school, upon approval of the sheriff of the county in which such private school is located, to direct traffic at certain locations under certain circumstances; providing that the school crossi...
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2019-11-21
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FLS7000IntroRelocating existing provisions relating to the central abuse hotline of the Department of Children and Families; revising when a person is required to report to the central abuse hotline; providing penalties for the failure to report known or suspect...
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2019-11-18
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FLS0588IntroAuthorizing district school boards and charter school governing boards to allow a specified number of mental health days as excused absences for students, etc.
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2019-11-06
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FLS0678IntroRequiring 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 th...
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2019-11-06
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0646IntroCiting this act as the "Student Athlete Achievement Act"; providing requirements for contracts made by a minor or his or her parent or guardian relating to the licensing of the minor's name, image, or likeness while participating in intercollegiate a...
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2019-11-06
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FLS0632IntroRequiring specified teachers to have received, at a minimum, a bachelor's degree; revising the information the Department of Education requires in a specified database relating to private schools; requiring private schools to provide specified studen...
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2019-11-06
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0650IntroRequiring public schools to create a School Staff Assistance for Emergencies (SAFE) Team and a school elopement plan; providing for membership and responsibilities of the team; requiring the team to create student-specific elopement quick reference g...
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2019-11-06
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FLS0662IntroRevising the calculation of school grades to include certain students who completed a specified number of years of coursework as participants in the United States Armed Forces Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program and earned a specified sco...
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2019-11-06
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0608IntroRequiring health education instruction for certain students to include age-appropriate water safety instruction; providing requirements for such instruction, etc.
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2019-11-06
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0472IntroRequiring district school boards to provide transportation for each public elementary school student if the student's single parent or guardian is developmentally disabled, etc.
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2019-11-01
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0536IntroEstablishing the High-Performing Charter School Council; providing the process for approving or denying a charter school application submitted to the council; authorizing charter school sponsors and applicants to provide input to the state board rega...
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2019-11-01
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0526IntroProhibiting specified individuals and entities from submitting an application to open a charter school for specified periods of time; defining the term "relative" for the purpose of applying the prohibition, etc.
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2019-11-01
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FLS0582IntroProhibiting a postsecondary educational institution from upholding any rule, requirement, standard, or limitation that prevents students participating in intercollegiate athletics from earning specified compensation; prohibiting certain organizations...
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2019-11-01
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FLS0458IntroCreating the English Language Learner Advisory Council adjunct to the Department of Education; providing the purpose of the advisory council; specifying the composition of the advisory council, the appointment of members, and the terms they serve, et...
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2019-10-15
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0300IntroAuthorizing school districts to adopt a policy to allow schools to create food pantry programs in collaboration with nonprofit organizations; authorizing school districts to provide food from the pantry at no cost to students under specified circumst...
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2019-10-15
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FLS0370IntroRequiring district school boards to provide their approval before certain charter schools employ school resource officers and school safety officers; authorizing district school boards to oversee and manage the employment of school resource officers ...
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2019-10-15
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0360IntroRequiring school districts that participate in the Florida Education Finance Program to expend 80 percent of funds from the program for classroom spending purposes, etc.
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2019-10-15
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0276IntroExpanding the required instruction in grades 9 through 12 to include a breast cancer and prostate cancer awareness component, etc.
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2019-10-15
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FLS0432IntroRequiring school districts to provide training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation to students at the high school level; providing requirements for such training; requiring students to study and practice the psychomotor skills associated with performing...
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2019-10-15
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FLS0190IntroRevising applicable provisions for the reimbursement of school-based services by the Agency for Health Care Administration to certain school districts; deleting a requirement specifying the use of certified state and local education funds for school-...
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2019-09-19
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0166IntroRequiring a charter school, in order to obtain approval, to demonstrate that it meets certain needs that the local school district does not or is unable to provide to students in that district, etc.
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2019-09-19
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FLS0184IntroCiting this act as the "Holocaust Education Act of 2020"; requiring charter school instructional personnel to teach specified topics; requiring certain private school instructional personnel to teach specified topics; revising the requirements for in...
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2019-09-19
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FLS0234IntroCiting this act as the "Learning with Dignity Act"; requiring school districts to make feminine hygiene products available, at no charge, in female restroom facilities of public school buildings, etc.
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2019-09-19
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FLS0188IntroProviding that, for purposes of receiving state financial aid awards, a student may not be denied classification as a resident based on his or her immigration status if certain criteria are met, etc.
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2019-09-19
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FLS0132IntroEstablishing the Sunshine Scholarship Program; requiring the Department of Education to administer the program; requiring certain financial aid to be credited to a student's tuition and fees before the award of a Sunshine Scholarship; requiring a stu...
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2019-09-03
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0106IntroCiting this act as the "Florida Teacher Fair Pay Act"; providing legislative intent that the Florida Education Finance Program be funded at a level that ensures a certain minimum annual starting salary for instructional personnel; specifying a statew...
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2019-08-16
To Senate Education Committee
FLS0056IntroRevising private school eligibility requirements for the state school choice scholarship program, etc.
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2019-08-16
To Senate Education Committee
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