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January 14, 2020 Board Workshop and Policies Work Session
Board Policy 5350 Student Suicide
Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 01/14/2020
Information - 01/28/2020
Public Hearing - 02/11/2020
Consent Type
Without Information

This policy is being revised to clarify procedures for ensuring all staff have access to suicide prevention resources through professional development and other changes in compliance with applicable Florida law. 

Particular areas of revision include the following:  title change to “Student Suicide Awareness and Prevention” and in-service requirements for schools to become a “Suicide Prevention Certified School”.

These proposed revisions encompass the suggested langugage from NEOLA.



Board Policy 5350 Student Suicide is currently being revised and will appear before the School Board on the dates indicated below:

Work Session - 1/14/20

Rule Development Workshop - 1/28/20

School Board Meeting (Information) - 1/28/20

School Board Meeting (Approval) - 2/11/20


Authority for Action
§§14.2019, 14.20195, 1001.32, 1012.583; F.S.
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding

Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Financial Impact
FY Amount Budgeted Fund Cost Center Project Function Object Program
Legal Counsel Review
Yes - Review Date: 11/22/2019
Christine Moore, Assistant Superintendent, Student Services ext. 11270
5350 Execu. Summary, Current, NEOLA, Redline, Clean & AP (1-8-20).pdf
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