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CS/CS/CS/HB 1191: Parent Empowerment in Education

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee ; K-20 Innovation Subcommittee ; Bileca ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Ahern ; Brandes ; Corcoran ; Costello ; Gaetz ; Gonzalez ; Nunez ; Trujillo ; Wood ; Young

Parent Empowerment in Education; Authorizes parents of students assigned to certain underperforming public schools to submit petition to school district requesting implementation of school turnaround option selected by parents; requires school district, upon request, to provide parent with performance evaluation for classroom teachers assigned to child; requires notification to parent of student assigned to teacher who is teaching out-of-field or has received unsatisfactory performance evaluations; requires such notification to include information about availability of virtual instruction.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Education Pre-K - 12
Location: In committee/council (ED)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations (BEA)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/3/2012 House • Filed
1/9/2012 House • Referred to K-20 Innovation Subcommittee; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 117
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 117
1/20/2012 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- K-20 Innovation Subcommittee, 01/24/12, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
1/24/2012 House • CS by K-20 Innovation Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 3 -HJ 282
1/25/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by K-20 Innovation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 281
1/26/2012 House • Original reference(s) removed: PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 297
• Now in Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee -HJ 297
2/1/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee, 02/03/12, 9:00 am, 306 HOB
2/3/2012 House • CS/CS by Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 6 -HJ 526
2/6/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/7/2012 House • Now in Education Committee -HJ 525
• CS/CS by Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 524
2/14/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/16/12, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
2/16/2012 House • CS/CS/CS by- Education Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 6 -HJ 686
2/20/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS/CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 680
2/21/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 689
2/27/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/29/12
2/29/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 956
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/1/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 975
• Amendment(s) failed (408249) -HJ 976
• CS passed; YEAS 80 NAYS 34 -HJ 976
3/1/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 828
• Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations; Budget -SJ 828
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Education Pre-K - 12