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February 21, 2023 School Board Meeting
Board Policy 7440.03 Use of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems in School Settings
Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 02/07/2023
Information - 02/21/2023
Action - 03/07/2023
Consent Type

The purpose of the proposed new policy is to ensure compliance with all applicable federal and states laws, Florida State Board of Education Rules, Board policies, administrative rules, procedures, and guidelines. The Department of Risk Management shall develop, oversee, and approve procedures related to the use of unmanned aerial systems in district schools or on or above district property for students as well as non-students.

The Board has established that safety for students, employees, and visitors is a high priority of the district. Technology-based innovations must be monitored and regulated to retain and monitor a high level of safety for all persons throughout the district.

This Policy does  encompass the suggested language from NEOLA.


Board Policy 7440.03 Use of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems In School Settings will appear before the School Board on the dates indicated below:

• Work Session - 2/7 /23

• Rule Development Workshop-2/21/23

• School Board Meeting Information -2/21/23

• School Board Meeting Approval -3/7 /23

• Effective Date -upon approval

Authority for Action
F.S. 1001.41(2), 1001.42(11), 1001.43(4), 14 C.F.R. Part 107
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Financial Impact
FY Amount Budgeted Fund Cost Center Project Function Object Program
Legal Counsel Review
Yes - Review Date: 01/09/2023
Antonia Scipio, Director, Human Resources Services x11620
New po7440.03 (with NEW Proposed ap) with cover sheet for upload.pdf
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