Senate Bill 4– Relating to Education Accountability
SB 4 addresses numerous areas including middle grades promotion, high school graduation requirements, acceleration courses, student assessment, school grading systems, school improvement ratings for alternative schools, and the Florida School Recognition Program. To assist districts with implementation FDOE announces a dedicated web page, Senate Bill 4 Implementation, available at: http://www.fldoe.org/BII/sb4i.asp. An Implementation memorandum is planned for release. It provides an FAQ by topic area and resources. In the coming months, FDOE will continue to provide assistance for implementing these provisions of the bill.
For more information contact Helen Lancashire, School Counseling Consultant.