Legislative

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OCPS School Board

https://www.ocps.net/cms/one.aspx?pageId=90137

WHEN: School board meetings usually are held twice a month on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. All meetings are held in the School Board Meeting Room of the Ronald Blocker Educational Leadership Center, 445 W. Amelia St., in downtown Orlando.

WHERE: All meetings are held in the School Board Meeting Room on the 1st floor of the Ronald Blocker Educational Leadership Center, 445 West Amelia Street, in downtown Orlando.

CANNOT ATTEND? Watch live (or replay) on Board YouTube Channel.

In the News

2019 Legislative Session Summary:

http://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2019/05/06/florida-legislature-2019-what-passed-and-what-failed/

2018 Legislative Session Summary:

http://fsba.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2018-FSBA-Legislative-Session-Summary.pdf

http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/gradebook/2018/03/12/what-education-bills-passed-in-the-florida-legislature/

http://web.tampabay.com/news/education/k12/here-are-eight-ways-floridas-public-schools-will-be-different-this-year/2331610

State of the Schools:

https://www2.ocps.net/cms/One.aspx?portalId=54703&pageId=414303

School Board Meetings, Agendas & Minutes:

https://www2.ocps.net/cms/one.aspx?pageId=90137

Bullying:

http://www.nwfdailynews.com/news/20180122/bill-to-give-school-vouchers-to-victims-of-bullying-okd-by-panel

Budget:

http://www.orangeobserver.com/article/orange-county-school-district-adopts-dollar2-1b-budget-for-2018 

http://www.fadss.org/_docs/_content/2017%20legislative%20platform/Veto%20Letters/Orange%20County%20Public%20Schools%20Letter%20on%20HB%207069%20and%20Budget.pdf

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/education/school-zone/os-central-florida-educators-veto-scott-education-bill-20170515-story.html

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2017/05/lawmakers-will-decide-major-k-12-policy-spending-today-and-rest-of-2017-18-budget.html

Education Reforms:

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article135754013.html

Recess:

https://www.clickorlando.com/education/florida-says-schools-can-hold-recess-inside-classrooms?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2017/04/senate-will-try-another-route-to-get-daily-recess-in-state-law-1.html

Testing:

http://www.tampabay.com/news/education/testing/florida-lawmakers-are-determined-to-stop-over-testing-in-schools-but-how/2318762

https://apnews.com/cf91147dcf124301a116f7cd0c73339a/Florida-could-erase-part-of-public-school-testing-law

http://www.sayfiereview.com/page/testing-bill-shapes-up-as-education-train

Public vs. Charter Funding:

http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/editorials/article140450023.html

Religion in Schools:

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/political-pulse/os-religious-expression-bill-20170323-story.html

http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/stateroundup/more-freedom-to-pray-in-public-school-its-likely-but-lawmakers-have-to/2319334

Textbooks:

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/education/fl-reg-instructional-materials-objections-science-pornography-20170418-story.html

Teacher Incentives:

http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/the-buzz-florida-politics/gov-scotts-ideas-for-teacher-incentives-didnt-resonate-legislature-has-own/2316185

http://m.mynews13.com/content/mobile/news/cfnews13/news/article.touch.html/content/news/articles/cfn/2017/4/3/politifact_teacher_p.html

Ocoee Code Enforcement (overgrown grass, trash, debris):

http://www.ocoee.org/176/Code-Enforcement

Ocoee Parks & Recreation (ex. Freedom Park):

http://www.ocoee.org/151/Parks-Recreation

Traffic/Roads/Safety (Orange County):

http://www.orangecountyfl.net/TrafficTransportation.aspx#.W7uL0fZFzIU

 

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