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Governor Rick Scott commending legislators for passage of the "Student Success Act".
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SB 736 - Education Personnel; Cites this act as the "Student Success Act." Revises provisions relating to the evaluation of instructional personnel and school administrators. Requires the Department of Education to approve each school district's instructional personnel and school administrator evaluation systems. Requires the Commissioner of Education to approve or select and the State Board of Education to adopt formulas for school districts to use in measuring student learning growth. Requires school districts to administer assessments for each course offered in the district, etc.
Accompanying note: "Gov. Rick Scott commends legislators for passing the 'Student Success Act' of 2011, which ended teacher tenure in public education and tied teacher 'merit pay' to student progress on standardized tests. With Scott are House Speaker Dean Cannon, R-Winter Park, Senate President Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, and Sen. Steven Wise, R-Jacksonville, the main sponsor of the bill."
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Cotterell, Bill. Governor Rick Scott commending legislators for passage of the "Student Success Act". 2011. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/96271>, accessed 4 February 2023.
Cotterell, Bill. Governor Rick Scott commending legislators for passage of the "Student Success Act". 2011. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/96271>
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