Florida Senate - 2017 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 2500-A Ì684550$Î684550 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: WD . 06/08/2017 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Appropriations (Simmons) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment to Amendment (713918) (with title 2 amendment) 3 4 Delete lines 5 - 18 5 and insert: 6 Section 1. (1) For the 2017-2018 fiscal year, the recurring 7 sum of $440,015,734 from the General Revenue Fund and the 8 nonrecurring sum of $49,081,005 from the General Revenue Fund 9 are appropriated to the Department of Education in the Aid to 10 Local Governments Grants and Aids – Florida Educational Finance 11 Program category as a supplement to funds provided for the 12 Florida Education Finance Program in Specific Appropriation 91 13 of chapter 2017-70, Laws of Florida. 14 (2) From the funds provided in subsection (1), the base 15 student allocation shall increase by $127.60 and the Federally 16 Connected Student Supplement shall increase by $154,341. 17 (3) The Total Required Local Effort designated in Specific 18 Appropriation 91 of chapter 2017-70, Laws of Florida, shall 19 decrease by $1,316,805. 20 (4) From the funds provided in subsection (1), $100,000,000 21 is provided for intensive interventions and supports to schools 22 that have earned three consecutive grades lower than a “C,” 23 pursuant to s. 1008.34, Florida Statutes. 24 (a) These funds shall be used to: 25 1. Implement an extended school day or school year program 26 that may consist of any combination of extended regular school 27 day, evening, weekend, or summer school instruction that 28 provides an additional 240 hours of additional learning time; 29 2. Provide wrap-around services that include, but are not 30 limited to, tutorial and after-school programs, student 31 counseling, nutrition education, health services, parental 32 counseling, drug-prevention programs, college and career 33 readiness, food and clothing banks, and adult education; or 34 3. Implement other evidence-based interventions or models 35 that develop a school culture of attending college, high 36 academic expectations, increased parent engagement, and 37 character development. 38 (b) Each school district receiving these funds must develop 39 and submit to the Department of Education a school-based 40 implementation plan that specifically delineates: 41 1. How the funds will be used to transform the whole school 42 to improve student success; 43 2. The current baseline standards of student academic 44 achievement, the outcomes to be achieved, and the method of 45 measurement that will be used; 46 3. Activities to increase parental involvement and 47 engagement in the child’s education; 48 4. How the school district will identify, recruit, retain, 49 and reward instructional and school administrative personnel; 50 and 51 5. The provision of professional development that focuses 52 on academic rigor, direct instruction, and creating high 53 academic and character standards. 54 (5) The funds provided in this section shall be allocated 55 proportionately based on the FTE for eligible schools. 56 (6) This section expires July 1, 2018. 57 Section 2. Section 71 of Committee Substitute for House 58 Bill 7069, First Engrossed, enacted in the 2017 Regular Session, 59 is amended to read: 60 Section 71. For the 2017-2018 fiscal year, $40 million 61
$413,950,000in recurring funds from the General Revenue Fund 62 and $5 million in nonrecurring funds from the General Revenue 63 Fund are appropriated to the Department of Education to 64 implement this act. Of these funds, $233,950,000 shall be used65 to implement the Best and Brightest Teacher Scholarship Program66 pursuant to s. 1012.731, Florida Statutes, and the Best and67 Brightest Principal Scholarship Program pursuant to s. 1012.732,68 Florida Statutes,$30 million shall be used to implement the 69 Gardiner Scholarship Program pursuant to s. 1002.385, Florida 70 Statutes, and $10 million in recurring funds and $5 million in 71 nonrecurring funds shall be used to implement the provisions of 72 this act relating to statewide student assessments. The73 remaining funds shall be used to implement the remaining74 provisions of this act, except for the implementation of the75 Early Childhood Music Education Incentive Pilot Program, as76 created by s. 1003.481, Florida Statutes, the Committee on Early77 Grade Success, as created by section 65 of this act, and the78 Shared Use Task Force, as created by section 67 of this act.79 80 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 81 And the title is amended as follows: 82 Delete line 32 83 and insert: 84 Education Finance Program; amending s. 71, CS for SB 85 7069, 1st Eng., enacted in the 2017 Regular Session; 86 revising appropriations to the Department of Education 87 for implementation of CS for HB 7069; providing 88 effective dates.