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SB 968: Mastery-based Education

GENERAL BILL by Brandes

Mastery-based Education; Authorizing a district school board participating in the Mastery-Based Education Pilot Program to award credit based on student mastery of certain content and skills; renaming the Competency-Based Education Pilot Program as the Mastery-Based Education Pilot Program; requiring the statewide articulation agreement to ensure fair and equitable access for students with mastery-based, nontraditional diplomas and transcripts, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/17/2017 Senate • Filed
    12/4/2017 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K - 12 Education; Appropriations -SJ 74
    1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 74
    2/15/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 02/20/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Education

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  • SB 968, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/17/2017 at 3:14 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Education (Pre-Meeting) 2/19/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1035 (c1) Personalized Education Sullivan Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Education, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6)
    S 732 (c2) K-12 Education Baxley Compare Last Action: 3/8/2018 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 731 (Ch. 2018-134), CS/HB 7055 (Ch. 2018-6) -SJ 935

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    326084 - Amendment
    Delete line 95 and insert:
    Education
    (Brandes)
    2/19/2018
    11:13 AM
    No Action
    2/20/2018
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    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1003.436 Definition of “credit.” Page 1 (pdf)
    1003.437 Middle and high school grading system. Page 2 (pdf)
    1003.4996 Competency-Based Education Pilot Program. Page 3 (pdf)
    1007.23 Statewide articulation agreement. Page 6 (pdf)

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