2018 Legislative Wk1

Survey 2018 legislative task force

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GENERAL BILL by PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee ; Sullivan Home Education; Revises provisions relating to home education programs, school attendance requirements, home education student participation in interscholastic & intrascholastic extracurricular student activities, & dual enrollment program Home education is a parent-directed educational option that satisfies the requirement for regular school attendance. Parents have the freedom to determine their child's educational path and the plan for reaching their goals. Students have the opportunity to explore and learn at their own pace, in any location or at any time. Home education students are able to enter institutions of higher learning and are eligible to participate in the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The bill: • clarifies the definition of “parent,” the home education registration process and the home education notice requirements; • authorizes school districts to provide a home education student access to career and technical courses and programs; • authorizes districts to offer industry certifications, national assessments and statewide, standardized assessments to home education students; • prohibits school superintendents from requiring evidence of a child’s age if the child meets regular attendance requirements by attending certain educational institutions or programs; • authorizes school superintendents to refer student nonenrollment cases to a child study team in order to conduct intervention services; • clarifies the court procedures and penalties for enforcement of compulsory school attendance; and • exempts a home education student from the grade point average requirement for admission to dual enrollment programs if the student meets the minimum score on a college placement test. The bill has no fiscal impact to the state. The bill is effective on July 1, 2018. Full Staff Analysis https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2018/731/Analyses/h0731a.PKI.PDF

Data is for internal FCSBM use only. The purpose of this online voting is to make convenient and adaptive, the process of supporting legislation as it moves through the process. When at the close of the voting period a simple majority of the LTF supports a bill or issue, it is permission (via FCSBM President) to allow any member or Executive Director to promote.