Preview Assessment: Senate Bill 1712
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Senate Bill 1712 Assessment Test
When did the Ethics Bill (SB 1712) become effective in Florida?
A. July 1, 2008
B. October 1, 2008
C. January 1, 2009
D. June 30, 2009
What types of schools are affected by the law?
A. K-12 Public Schools
B. Charter Schools
C. Private Schools
D. All of the above
Which of the following are among the five essential questions that should be asked when completing references from previous employers?
A. Could you please send me a copy of the applicant's last review?
B. Would you hire this applicant again?
C. How long was the applicant employed at your work site?
D. Both B & C
If a hiring manager is unable to obtain information from a previous employer, what should he or she do?
A. Proceed with caution.
B. Determine whether or not to hire the applicant based on other references.
C. Both A & D
D. Document the dates and times the attempts were made to contact the references.
What section of Florida Statutes contains the disqualifying offenses for hiring purposes?
A. Section 1012.315
B. The first section.
C. Section 1712.A
D. Section 1712.003
Which of the following describe three of the signs to consider when reporting child abuse?
A. How long you've known the child, signs of sexual abuse; signs of physical abuse.
B. Significant signs of behavioral or physical signs; signs of neglect; signs of physical abuse.
C. Signs of neglect; signs of physical abuse; how often the parent attends parent/teacher conferences.
D. Signs of neglect; excessive tardies; signs of sexual abuse.
What happens if an instructional, teacher assistant, substitute or administrative employee is accused of an alleged misconduct that affects the health and safety of a student?
A. They will be suspended without pay while the allegations are investigated.
B. They will be suspended with pay while the allegations are investigated.
C. Their employment will be immediately terminated.
D. They will be transferred to another school site while the allegations are investigated.
What types of felony offenses could forfeit the retirement of an administrative, teacher assistant, substitute or instructional employee?
A. A felony DUI conviction.
B. A felony battery conviction.
C. A felony conviction of lewd and lascivious offenses committed on or in the presence of a minor.
D. A felony assault conviction.
Who is obligated to report misconduct by instructional, teacher assistants, substitutes, and administrative employees?
D. All employees and agents of any private or public school system, including charter schools.
Which of the following is NOT a behavior that should be reported for professional misconduct?
A. Cheating or testing violations.
B. Use of alcohol after school hours.
C. Obscene language.
D. Prejudice or bigotry.
In Lake County Schools, who should be contacted when professional misconduct occurs?
A. The Chief Human Resources Officer, the Director of Human Resource Services, or the Supervisor of Employee Benefits.
B. The superintendent.
C. A school board member.
D. The board attorney.