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1 May 2010 Legislation Florida Organization of Instructional Leaders and FLDOE

2 May 2010 Legislation Middle School Implications

3 HB 105 Sandra Day OConnor Bill LA standards must include standards pertaining to civics education. Beginning with the school year, the reading and language arts IM shall include civics education content at all grade levels. Beginning with students entering grade 6 in the school year, one of these courses must be at least a one semester civics education course that a student successfully completes.

4 HB 105 Sandra Day OConnor Bill During the school year, an end-of-course assessment in civics education shall be field tested. During the school year, EOC in civics education shall constitute 30% of the students final grade. Beginning with the school year, a student must earn a passing score on the EOC in civics education in order to pass the course and receive course credit.

5 ePEP, must include HS graduation requirements. college entrance test requirements, Florida Bright Scholarship Program requirements, state university and Florida college admission requirements, and programs through which a high school student can earn college credit, including AP, IB, AICE, dual enrollment, or industry certification. SB 4

6 High School Courses at the Middle School –Implementation year EOC 30% of final grade –Each year thereafter must pass EOC for HS credit –Current 8 th grade students, Algebra I Honors take EOC spring 2011, No requirement, AYP, –Next year 8 th grade students, Algebra I Honors, spring 2011, EOC 30%

7 HB 267 Provides that comprehensive health education taught in public schools shall include component on teen dating violence & abuse for students in grades 7 through 12; requires district school boards to adopt & implement dating violence & abuse policy; requires DOE to develop model policy; requires school personnel training.

8 High School Implications

9 SB 4 Revises high school graduation requirements to phase-in Geometry, Biology, Algebra II, Chemistry or Physics, and an additional rigorous science course. (see handout)handout

10 SB 4 Phases-in end-of-course assessment requirements for Algebra I, Biology, and Geometry. (see handout)handout Creates the Credit Acceleration Program. (CAP)

11 SB 4 Deletes Major Area of Interest elective requirement. Requires high schools to offer specified rigorous courses/programs. Requires OPPAGA to conduct a study on other states' high school diploma options.

12 SB 206 Provides legislative intent to recognize student academic achievement. Encourages each district school board to adopt policies and procedures that provide for an annual "Academic Scholarship Signing Day."

13 HB 267 Provides that comprehensive health education taught in public schools shall include component on teen dating violence & abuse for students in grades 7 through 12; requires district school boards to adopt & implement dating violence & abuse policy; requires DOE to develop model policy; requires school personnel training.

14 HB5101 The bill adds electronic textbooks to the definition of adequate instructional materials Beginning in the fiscal year, the bill authorizes the use of instructional materials funding to purchase materials not on the state-adopted list including computer hardware that is used for the sole purpose of delivering instructional materials content in an electronic format.

15 HB 5201 Revises requirements for bright futures for students. No requirement for every student to take a virtual class for HS graduation (SB4)


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