Florida Senate - 2014                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (360068) for CS for SB 850
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  03/27/2014           .                                

    1         Senate Substitute for Amendment (747754) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 816 and 817
    5  insert:
    6         Section 12. Paragraph (c) of subsection (2) of section
    7  1010.20, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
    8         1010.20 Cost accounting and reporting for school
    9  districts.—
   10         (2) COST REPORTING.—
   11         (c) The Commissioner of Education shall present to the
   12  Legislature, prior to the opening of the regular session each
   13  year, a district-by-district report of the expenditures reported
   14  pursuant to paragraphs (a) and (b). The report shall include
   15  total expenditures, a detailed analysis showing expenditures for
   16  each program, and such other data as may be useful for
   17  management of the education system. The Commissioner of
   18  Education shall also compute cost factors relative to the base
   19  student allocation for each funded program in s. 1011.62(1)(c).
   20  For the 2015-2016 school year, the Commissioner of Education
   21  shall include in the cost reporting a fiscal impact report at
   22  the school district-level and for the 2016-2017 school year and
   23  annually thereafter, at the school district- and public school
   24  level, the use of resources to maximize student achievement. The
   25  fiscal impact report must contain the following information:
   26         1. The use of aggregated student achievement and financial
   27  data available pursuant to applicable law.
   28         2. An evaluation of existing accountability measures,
   29  including the annual school accountability report required
   30  pursuant to ss. 1001.42(18) and 1008.345 and financial data.
   31         3. An evaluation that considers the student and program
   32  cost factors by taking into account public school districts and
   33  schools that operate in similar geography and cost environments,
   34  are of similar size, and serve similar students.
   35         4. A ranking of results of the evaluation under this
   36  paragraph to identify the performance of school districts and
   37  schools.
   39  Beginning 2016-2017 school year and each year thereafter, the
   40  fiscal impact report must contain the information specified
   41  under this paragraph for school districts, public schools, and
   42  charter schools.
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   45  And the title is amended as follows:
   46         Delete line 111
   47  and insert:
   48         the Articulation Coordinating Committee; amending s.
   49         1010.20, F.S.; requiring the Commissioner of Education
   50         to include in the cost reporting a fiscal impact
   51         report; specifying certain information to be included
   52         in the report; amending s.