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Legislation

 

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

Additional information, including the text of the bill, can be accessed on the Florida Department of Education’s Senate Bill 4 page at http://www.fldoe.org/BII/sb4i.asp.

Secondary Transition, Florida Department of Education
http://www.fldoe.org/academics/exceptional-student-edu/secondary-transition.stml
The Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services has created a webpage with state and national resources, state contacts, regulations and general information on secondary transition for parents, educators and professionals. 

NEW! Graduation Requirements
http://www.fldoe.org/bii/studentpro/grad-require.asp
This web page from the Bureau of Curriculum & Instruction contains links to Florida statutes specifying graduation requirements as well as information on diploma options, Florida’s Guide to Public High School Graduation, Pathways to Success, and graduation program planning resources.

House Bill 1255: Accelerated High School Graduation Options
On July 22, 2011, the Florida Department of Education issued a memorandum discussing provisions of HB 1255: Accelerated High School Graduation Options which was recently signed into law. The Memorandum is available at http://www.project10.info/files/HouseBill1255L.pdf 

End of Course Assessment Results for Students with Disabilities
http://www.project10.info/files/EOCResultsforSwD062711.pdf
This June 27, 2011, Memorandum from the Florida Department of Education addresses two questions regarding End of Course assessment results for students with disabilities.

Frequently Asked Questions: Students Served in Exceptional Student Education: Completing the Middle School Career/Education Planning Course and ePEP
http://www.project10.info/files/FAQ-ESEandMSCareerEdCourseReqsRev061010.doc
This FAQ, revised June 10, 2010, describes how Exceptional Student Education requirements are linked to the middle school career/education planning course and electronic Personal Education Planner (ePEP).


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:  

Senate Bill 4 Graduation Requirements for Students with Disabilities
http://www.project10.info/files/SenateBill420102011.ppt
Presented by FDOE at the 2010-2011 Regional Institutes 

Senate Bill 4 Question & Answer Summaries/Handouts

          Compilation of All SB4 Questions and Answers
          http://www.project10.info/files/Q_ASummary20102011Institutes_2_.doc
          (Questions are grouped by topic:  End of Course Assessments,
          Performance-Based Exit Option, Diplomas, Miscellaneous, and Resources

          Region 5 Spring Institute (April 7, 2011) 
          http://www.project10.info/files/SB4Region5Q_A.doc

          Region 4 Winter Institute  (February 25, 2011)
          http://www.project10.info/files/SB4Region4Q_A.pdf 

          Region 1 Winter Institute  (February 4, 2011)          
          http://www.project10.info/files/SB4GradReqs020811.doc
         
          Region 3 Winter Institute  (January 25, 2011)  
          http://www.project10.info/files/SB4Region3Q_A.pdf
               
          Region 2 Fall Institute  (November 9, 2010) 
          http://www.project10.info/files/SB4GradReq020311.doc

 


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