The following bill has been filed for the 2022 Florida legislative session, which begins Jan. 11 and runs through March 11.
BILL NO: SB 488
TITLE: EDUCATION RECOVERY SCHOLARSHIP ACCOUNTS
SPONSOR: Sen. Jason Brodeur, R-Lake Mary
WHAT IT WOULD DO: SB 488 would establish education recovery scholarship accounts to mitigate learning loss by providing options for students who attend a public school that has been closed to in-person instruction because of an emergency. It would be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis to students who are in grades three through five and who scored below a 3 on the grade 3 or grade 5 standardized English Language Arts or math assessment in the current or prior school year or who have been identified as needing extra help by their school leadership.
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