State Legislation & Policy

Documents & Files
Senate Bill 4 Graduation Requirements for SWD Presentation
Senate Bill 4 Graduation Requirements for SWD Presentation Power Point
SB4 - Region 1 Q&A
SB4 - Region 1 Q&A Word
SB4 - Region 2 Q&A
SB4 - Region 2 Q&A Word
SB4 - Region 3 Q&A
SB4 - Region 3 Q&A PDF
SB4 - Region 4 Q&A
SB4 - Region 4 Q&A PDF
SB4 - Region 5 Q&A
SB4 - Region 5 Q&A Word
Compilation of All SB4 Questions & Answers
Compilation of All SB4 Questions & Answers Word

Keeping transition stakeholders informed about legislative developments and state-level transition activities

Senate Bill 4 passed into Florida law with an effective date of July 1, 2010. The law addresses several aspects of education accountability including:

  • Middle Grades Promotion Requirements
  • High School Graduation Requirements
  • Acceleration Courses
  • Career and Professional Academies
  • Student Assessment Program
  • School Grading System
  • School Improvement Rating for Alternative Schools
  • Florida School Recognition Program
  • Related Resources

The "Senate Bill 4 Graduation Requirements for Students with Disabilities" information presented by the Florida Department of Education at Project 10 Institutes and summaries of the resulting Question and Answer sessions are provided below. Download the listed summaries from the Documents & Files box on the right side of this page.

  • Senate Bill 4 Graduation Requirements for Students with Disabilities (ppt)
    • Presented by FDOE at the 2010-2011 Regional Institutes
  • Compilation of All SB4 Questions and Answers (doc)
  • Region 1 Winter Institute (February 4, 2011) (doc)
  • Region 2 Fall Institute (November 9, 2010) (doc)
  • Region 3 Winter Institute (January 25, 2011) (pdf)
  • Region 4 Winter Institute (February 25, 2011) (pdf)
  • Region 5 Spring Institute (April 7, 2011) (doc)

This section is divided into the following pages covering legislation and policy at the state level.