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HB 5105 - Implements School Improvement and Education Accountability - Florida Key Vote

Michael Grant voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (35-0) -

Title: Implements School Improvement and Education Accountability

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (77-40) - (Key vote)
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Title: Implements School Improvement and Education Accountability

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that implements school improvement and education accountability.

Highlights:
  • Requires the district school board to create, amend, or continue a school improvement plan for each school in the district that has a “D” or “F” grade (Sec. 1).

  • Requires schools that serve students in grades K-8 to create an early warning system to identify students who need additional academic support or assistance with staying engaged in school (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the early warning system to be triggered when two or more of these indicators are present (Sec. 1):

    • Student attendance is below 90% whether the absences were excused or unexcused;

    • 1 or more suspensions have occurred, whether they were in school or out-of-school;

    • Course failure in English language arts or mathematics during any grading period; and

    • A substantial reading deficiency is present in students enrolled in kindergarten through third grade.

  • Requires failing school districts to implement a board of education approved turnaround plan for the remainder of the school year and for the entire subsequent school year (Sec. 2).

  • Requires a charter school’s contract to be revoked if the school earns two consecutive “F” grades (Sec. 2).

  • Authorizes charter schools run by nonprofit entities to be designated as “schools of hope” and authorizes them to receive state funding for school construction needs and other startup-related expenses (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Implements School Improvement and Education Accountability

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