Florida Senate - 2011                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1732
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  04/14/2011           .                                

       The Committee on Budget Subcommittee on Higher Education
       Appropriations (Lynn) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 109 - 133
    4  and insert:
    5  examination, and International Baccalaureate examination.
    6  Beginning with the fall term in 2012, the department shall use
    7  student performance data in subsequent postsecondary courses to
    8  determine the appropriate examination scores and courses for
    9  which credit is to be granted. In addition, the department shall
   10  identify such courses in the general education core curriculum
   11  of each state university and community college.
   12         (6) Advanced placement shall be the enrollment of an
   13  eligible secondary student in a course offered through the
   14  Advanced Placement Program administered by the College Board.
   15  Postsecondary credit for an advanced placement course shall be
   16  limited to students who score a minimum of 3, on a 5-point
   17  scale, on the corresponding Advanced Placement Examination. The
   18  specific courses for which students receive such credit shall be
   19  identified in the statewide articulation agreement required by
   20  s. 1007.23(1). Students of Florida public secondary schools
   21  enrolled pursuant to this subsection shall be exempt from the
   22  payment of any fees for administration of the examination
   23  regardless of whether or not the student achieves a passing
   24  score on the examination. The department shall review
   25  performance data in postsecondary courses for students who
   26  achieved a score of 3 or more points on the Advanced Placement
   27  Examination for each course for which an exam is given, and
   28  shall establish the minimum score for each examination which a
   29  student must earn in order to receive postsecondary credit for
   30  that subject. The department must consider establishing
   31  different minimum scores for different subject areas and
   32  establishing different scores for different postsecondary
   33  institutions. The review must be completed and minimum scores
   34  based on the review must be established by July 1, 2012.
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   37         And the title is amended as follows:
   38         Delete lines 13 - 14
   39  and insert:
   40         requiring the Department of Education to review
   41         performance data for students who take Advanced
   42         Placement Examinations and to set minimum scores based
   43         on the review; deleting an exemption