02-08-2011 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #23


Title
Restraint and Seclusion, Student Education Policies and Procedures (SP&P)

Discussion

House Bill 1073, which became effective on July 1, 2010, created section 1003.573, F.S., "Use of seclusion and restraint on students with disabilities."  This statute establishes documentation, reporting, and monitoring requirements and requires that the use of restraint and seclusion be addressed in the district's SP&P, via an amendment.  The General Policies and Procedures for the use of restraint and seclusion in Brevard Public Schools are attached. 



Recommendation

Approve the amended Student Education Policies and Procedures (SP&P) for submission to the Florida Department of Education.



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 1/18/2011
Consent after Information2/8/2011

Authority for Action
s. 1003.57, F.S., and Rule 6A-6.03411, F.A.C.

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

FY
Amount
Budgeted
Fund
Cost Center
Project
Function
Object
Program

Contact
Sue Carver, Director, ESE Program Support, x520; Sandy Dacri, Resource Teacher


Attachment:  Gen.Pol-Proce.LegalRequire.Rev.1-27-11.pdf