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CS/CS/HB 7059: Acceleration Options in Public Education

GENERAL BILL by Education Committee ; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee ; K-20 Innovation Subcommittee ; Stargel

Acceleration Options in Public Education; Provides for Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning (ACCEL) options to provide eligible public school students educational options that provide academically challenging curriculum or accelerated instruction; requires school district to adopt policy for early graduation; provides for career-themed courses; revises provisions relating to articulated acceleration mechanisms & dual enrollment programs; provides requirements for development & contents of school district & Florida College System institution articulation agreement; requires comprehensive student progression plan to include information on accelerated educational options; provides reporting requirements for student funding; provides for calculation of additional FTE membership based on completion of career-themed courses & early graduation.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 4/30/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-191, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5201 (Ch. 2012-134), CS/CS/HB 7063 (Ch. 2012-192)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/24/2012 House • Filed
1/25/2012 House • Referred to PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 276
• Introduced -HJ 276
1/27/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/31/12, 12:30 pm, Morris Hall
1/31/2012 House • CS by PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 4 -HJ 324
2/1/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 317
2/6/2012 House • Now in Education Committee -HJ 525
2/24/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 02/27/12, 2:00 pm, Reed Hall
2/27/2012 House • CS/CS by- Education Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 6 -HJ 909
2/28/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 967
• CS/CS by Education Committee read 1st time -HJ 905
3/1/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/12
3/2/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1041
• Amendment(s) adopted (021877, 217157, 688615, 931005, 986607) -HJ 1041
• Amendment(s) failed (242755) -HJ 1042
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1085
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 82 NAYS 33 -HJ 1086
3/5/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/6/2012 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations; Budget -SJ 904
• Received -SJ 903
3/7/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Education Pre-K - 12; Budget Subcommittee on Education Pre-K - 12 Appropriations; Budget -SJ 929
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 929
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1368 -SJ 929
• Read 2nd time -SJ 929
• Read 3rd time -SJ 929
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 929
3/7/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1179
4/13/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/27/2012 • Approved by Governor
4/30/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-191, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5201 (Ch. 2012-134), CS/CS/HB 7063 (Ch. 2012-192)