|10-08-2013 Regular School Board Meeting|
Agenda Item #34
2013-2014 Student Progression Plan for Brevard Public Schools
Below is a copy of changes to the Student Progression Plan. The Student Progression Plan is designed to reflect the legislative requirements impacting student progression for 2013-14. Staff members continue to make changes as new guidance is received. The Florida Department of Education has advised districts of the following changes to student progression requirements:
Information regarding Assessment and Remediation: DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENTS (s.1008.25(4)(a), F.S.)
Information regarding "Progress Monitoring Plan (PMP) (s.1008.25(4)(b), F.S.)
High School Section
Reference to Senior High School Instructional Handbook Information
3-Year 18 credit College and Career Prep information
3 Diploma Designations: Accelerated College Credit Courses Diploma Designation, Industry Certification Diploma Designation and Florida Ready to Work Diploma Designation
High School Equivalence Diploma Assistance Exception - no language in statute
Dual Enrollment and Advanced Placement Instruction - We do not have a joint dual enrollment/AP program.
Declaration of Type of Credit - This is not done; we do not have a joint dual enrollment/AP program.
Initial and renewal Bright Futures students must submit a complete and error-free Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year, prior to disbursement of their awards. (s.1009.531, F.S.) - deleted from legislation
Reporting Requirements: Student Workforce Preparation
"Strategies for Exceptional Students to Meet Standard Diploma Requirements" Section
"Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Waiver" - section moved to Progression Plan for Students with Disabilities
Level 1 course information in "High School Courses or Programs Excluded from Awarding Credit" Section
State Accelerated 3-Year 18 Credit Graduation Option
Scholar Diploma Designation and Merit Diploma Designation
Updating 26-Credit Graduation Requirement
Changes to "Learning Opportunities for Out-of-State and Out-of-County Transfer Students Needing Additional Instruction to Meet High School Graduation Requirements: to reflect updated legislative language
Exceptional Student Education Section
Special Diploma Option 1 and Option 2 - removed Performing Fine Arts credit requirement and replaced with Transition Planning course. Removed all reference to Life Management and Self Determination courses
Special Diploma Option 2 - Removed mastery of employment and community competencies
reference of modifying state and district-wide test procedures and other evaluation procedures
In compliance with Section 1008.25 et al. of the Florida Statutes, the School Board must adopt a plan for student progression in Brevard Public Schools. The plan must be updated or revised annually to incorporate locally proposed changes mandated by Florida Statute or State Board of Education Rule.
A copy of the Student Progression Plan will be available for review in the School Board Office, as well as in all offices in the Division of Curriculum and Instruction.
Approve the 2013-2014 Student Progression Plan for Brevard Public Schools.
Information - 10/8/2012
Authority for Action
FS 1008.25 et al. State Board Rules 6A-1.04511
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Dr. Lynn Spadaccini, Director, Elementary Programs, ext. 330
Cyndi Van Meter, Associate Superintendent, ext. 300