11-19-2013 Organization of the Board with Oath and Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #52


Title
Revision of School Board Policy 5517.01

Discussion

The revisions to School Board Policy 5517.01, "Bullying and/or Harassment," are required due to the 2013 Legislative Session in which the Florida legislature passed, and Governor Scott signed into law, changes to F.S. 1006.147, effective July 1, 2013, related to bullying.  The Department of Education has given each district directions to submit a revised Anti-Bullying and Harassment Policy to the Office of Safe Schools on or before January 31, 2014.



Recommendation

Hold a Public Hearing and approve the revisions of School Board Policy 5517.01.



Meeting Date(s)
Information - 10/8/2013
Action10/22/2013
Public Hearing11/19/2013

Authority for Action
F.S. 1006.147

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

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

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Contact

Kimberly Rogers, Ed. D., Director, Student Services, Home Education and Students at Risk, extension 567
Beth Thedy, Ed. D., Assistant Superintendent, Student Services, extension 270




Attachment:  Bullying and or Harassment Policy Change.pdf
Attachment:  Bullying and Harassment Bylaws and policies.pdf