2016 Bills FCSBM is supporting

FCSBM is supporting the following initiatives and bills: Click here for PDF to hand out

 

2016 LEGISLATIVE SESSION – SUPPORT PLATFORM

1.       Membership Association Accountability & Choice HB 1155 / SB 1426 (Stargel / Gaetz)

 2.       Teacher Quality: “Best and Brightest” - attracting and retaining high potential educators HB7043 (Fresen) / SB978 (Legg) / SB524 (Gaetz) / SB894 (Detert)

 3.       Universal Public School Choice: Parental and Student Control

HB 669 (Sprowls) / SB 886 (Benacquisto)

 4.       Testing Flexibility: Local Control

SB 1360 (Gaetz) – SUPPORT secondary (grades 9-12) portions such as using ACT/SAT, AP, SAT subject, CAPE, AICE, CLEP, DSST. Neutral on grade 3-8 portion.

 5.       Local Curriculum Control Fixes 

HB 899 (Pilon) / SB 1018 (Hays)

 6.       Career and Adult Education

SB1060 (Legg) / HB7017 (Raburn) / HB1343 (Adkins)

 7.       Charter Schools / School Choice

CS/HB 7029 (Cortes) / SB 830 (Stargel) 

 

PASSED!- Signed into Statute 1-21-2016: SB672- Personal Learning Savings Accounts (Gardiner Scholarships), Transitions for Uniquely Abled, Uniform Incentives- FCSBM provided testimony for this in 2015 and 2016 session. We were excited to see this important legislation pass so quickly and with so much support in the 2016 session. 

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We have provided and/or will provide testimony in support of these initatives. 


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