Agenda Item #51
Florida Educational Equity Act Annual Update - 2007-2008
The District is required to submit a Florida Educational Equity Act Update for 2007-2008 in compliance with the Florida Educational Equity Act, Section 1000.05, F.S. (formerly Section 228.2001, F.S.), Florida Statutes and Chapter 6A-19, Rules 1-10, Florida Administrative Code.
For 2007-2008, school districts were required to continue to focus on Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment, closing the minority performance gaps in reading on the 3rd grade FCAT tests, and to analyze its staff employment equity in specific areas and report the data by race/ethnicity and gender. In addition, data will be analyzed for participation in Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment, Honors, and level 3 courses by race overall and specifically for Black and Hispanic Males.
A draft of the Brevard Equity Act Update 2007-2008 is currently being reviewed by the Department of Education, Office of Equity and Access. The draft is attached and the final document will be added prior to the July 15, 2008 Board meeting. The document as approved by the School Board is due to the Department of Education, Office of Equity and Access by July 31, 2008.
Approve the 2007-2008 Florida Educational Equity Act Annual Update.
Information - 6/17/2008
Consent after Information7/15/2008
Authority for Action
General Powers and Duties of the Board
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Brenda Blackburn, ext. 300
Beth Thedy, ext. 583
Attachment: 07-08 Brevard Public Schools Equity Update DRAFT 06 02 08 (sent to DOE).pdf