This Video Update features Dr. Wayne Blanton providing an update on state revenues available for allocation based on the most recent state Revenue Estimating Conference. Dr. Blanton also discusses several bills that are of concern to FSBA, including:
HB 753 (Similar to SB 968) relating to school safety.
SB 864 (Similar to HB 921) relating to adoption of instructional materials.
HB 7083 (Similar to SB 1528) relating to charter schools.
HB 7099 (Similar to SB 1620) relating to the Corporate Tax Credit Scholarship Program.
Dr. Blanton encourages you to contact your legislators to express your views on these bills. To assist you, please visit the FSBA website at www.fsba.org and click on the “2013 Legislative Session Resource Center” button on our main page or use this direct link:
Here you will find that Boarder-Line Issue #3 provides a detailed summary and a list of FSBA’s concerns about HB 753/SB 968 relating to school safety and SB 864/HB 921 relating to instructional materials. [NOTE: Boarder-Line Issue #2 is being updated to provide the latest summary and concerns/talking points about HB 7083/SB 1528 relating to charter schools and HB 7099/SB 1620 relating to the Corporate Tax Credit Scholarship Program. The revised version of Boarder-Line #2 will be posted sometime on Monday.] In addition, to assist you in contacting your legislators, you will find our School District Legislative Delegation List (which includes email links for each legislator) as well as separate email directors for all House and Senate members.