09-11-2018 School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #35


Title
School Board Policy 5200 Attendance

Discussion
  • This policy is being revised to meet new statutory requirements for districts to adopt attendance policies authorizing a student's absence from school for treatment of autism spectrum disorder
  • Particular areas of revision include the provision that appointments for a therapy services provided by a licensed health care practitioner or certified behavior analyst are considered excused absences with the provision of proper documentation. Parents must request and be granted approval prior to the treatment.
  • These proposed revisions encompass the suggested language from NEOLA.


Recommendation
Hold a public hearing and approve the revisions to School Board Policy 5200 Attendance.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 8/14/2018
Public Hearing - 8/14/2018
Action - 9/11/2018

Authority for Action
ยงยง984.151, 1002.20, 1003.01, 1003.02, 1003.21, 1003.23, 1003.24, 1003.26, 1003.27, FS; 6A-1.044, 6A-1.09512, 6A-1.09513, 6A-1.09514, FAC

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

Legal Counsel Review
Yes
Review Date: 6/21/2018

Contact
Beth Thedy, Ed. D., Assistant Superintendent Student Services and Exceptional Student Education



Attachment:  5200 Attendance Executive Summary Current Neola Redline and Clean (SB Mtg 9-11-18) (003).pdf