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CS/SB 862: Parent Empowerment in Education

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Stargel

Parent Empowerment in Education; Providing that parents who have a student in a public school that is implementing a turnaround option may petition to have a particular turnaround option implemented; requiring the school district to notify parents of a public school student being taught by an out-of-field teacher or by a teacher with an unsatisfactory performance rating; creating the Parent Empowerment Act; requiring the school district to consider the turnaround option on the valid petition with the most signatures at a publicly noticed school board meeting, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 4/29/2013 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7009 (Ch. 2013-250) -SJ 752
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/13/2013 Senate • Filed
2/19/2013 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 62
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 62
3/27/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 04/01/13, 3:15 pm, 412 Knott Building
4/1/2013 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 3 -SJ 277
4/2/2013 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -SJ 277
4/8/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, 04/11/13, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
4/11/2013 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; YEAS 8 NAYS 4 -SJ 477
4/15/2013 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 477
4/18/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/23/13, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/23/2013 Senate • CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 13 NAYS 6 -SJ 658
4/25/2013 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 658
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/13
• CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 660
4/29/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 752
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 867 (Failed to Pass Senate) -SJ 752
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7009 (Ch. 2013-250) -SJ 752