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SB 1162: Family Charter Academies


Family Charter Academies; Authorizing the formation of family charter academies as part of the state’s public school system; providing guiding principles and purposes for family charter academies; providing that certain entities may submit an application to a school district or a Florida College System institution to open a family charter academy; requiring that a family charter academy applicant negotiate and enter into a contract for funding with the school district or Florida College System institution; providing requirements for applications; authorizing a district school board or a Florida College System institution to sponsor a family charter academy; providing duties of sponsors, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Higher Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education Pre-K - 12 (ED)
  2. Higher Education (HE)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/6/2011 Senate • Filed
1/10/2012 Senate • Referred to Education Pre-K - 12; Higher Education; Budget -SJ 94
• Introduced -SJ 94
2/16/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education Pre-K - 12, 02/21/12, 9:15 am, 301 Senate Office Building
2/21/2012 Senate • Favorable by Education Pre-K - 12; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 523
• Now in Higher Education -SJ 523
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Higher Education