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HB 71: Student Assessment in the Public Schools

GENERAL BILL by Campbell ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rehwinkel Vasilinda

Student Assessment in the Public Schools; Provides that FCAT shall be discontinued & shall not be administered to public school students; requires High School Competency Test (HSCT) to replace grade 10 FCAT; requires student to earn passing scores on HSCT to qualify for standard high school diploma; requires State Board of Education to designate passing scores; provides for implementation beginning with 2013-2014 school year.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/15/2010 House • Filed
1/10/2011 House • Referred to K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee; Rulemaking and Regulation Subcommittee; PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 11
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 11
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in K-20 Competitiveness Subcommittee