Florida Senate - 2013 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 980 Barcode 501826 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 04/05/2013 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (Legg) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete everything after the enacting clause 4 and insert: 5 Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in 6 ss. 1012.22 and 1012.34, Florida Statutes, regarding the 7 performance salary schedule and personnel evaluation procedures 8 and criteria: 9 (1) At least 50 percent of a classroom teacher’s or school 10 administrator’s performance evaluation, or 40 percent if less 11 than 3 years of student performance data are available, shall be 12 based upon learning growth or achievement of the teacher’s 13 students or, for a school administrator, the students attending 14 that school; the remaining portion shall be based upon factors 15 identified in district-determined, state-approved evaluation 16 system plans. Student achievement measures for courses 17 associated with statewide assessments may be used only if a 18 statewide growth formula has not been approved for that 19 assessment or, for courses associated with school district 20 assessments, if achievement is demonstrated to be a more 21 appropriate measure of teacher performance. 22 (2) The student performance data used in the performance 23 evaluation of nonclassroom instructional personnel shall be 24 based on student outcome data that reflects the actual 25 contribution of such personnel to the performance of the 26 students assigned to the individual in the individual’s areas of 27 responsibility. 28 (3) For purposes of the performance salary schedule in s. 29 1012.22, Florida Statutes, the student assessment data in the 30 performance evaluation must be from statewide assessments or 31 district-determined assessments as required in s. 1008.22(8), 32 Florida Statutes, in the subject areas taught. 33 Section 2. Paragraph (d) is added to subsection (8) of 34 section 1008.22, Florida Statutes, to read: 35 1008.22 Student assessment program for public schools.— 36 (8) LOCAL ASSESSMENTS.— 37 (d) Each school district shall establish schedules for the 38 administration of any district-mandated assessment and approve 39 the schedules as an agenda item at a district school board 40 meeting. The school district shall publish the testing schedules 41 on its website, clearly specifying the district-mandated 42 assessments, and report the schedules to the Department of 43 Education by October 1 of each year. 44 Section 3. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013. 45 46 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 47 And the title is amended as follows: 48 Delete everything before the enacting clause 49 and insert: 50 A bill to be entitled 51 An act relating to education; providing requirements 52 for measuring student performance in instructional 53 personnel and school administrator performance 54 evaluations; providing requirements for the 55 performance evaluation of personnel for purposes of 56 the performance salary schedule; amending s. 1008.22, 57 F.S.; requiring each school district to establish and 58 approve testing schedules for district-mandated 59 assessments and publish the schedules on its website; 60 requiring reporting of the schedules to the Department 61 of Education; providing an effective date.