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January 18, 2022 School Board Meeting
Board Policy 5517.03 - Dating Violence and Abuse
Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 12/14/2021
Information - 01/18/2022
Action - 02/08/2022
Consent Type

The purpose of this revision is to ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, Florida State Board of Education Rules, Board policies,
administrative rules, procedures, and guidelines. In addition, the proposed revisions promote transparency and accountability.

• Minor changes are presented to coordinate with the addition of New Policy 2266 - Nondiscrimination on The Basis of Sex in Education Programs and
Activities, in light of changes to federal law under Title IX.
• The policy has been revised to appropriately cross-reference Policy 2266 and require that reports of dating violence first be evaluated by the Title IX
Coordinator for applicability of the Title IX grievance process.
• After screening, any reports deemed not to fall under the scope of Title IX would be addressed through this policy. Any reports falling under the scope
of Title IX must instead be addressed through the grievance process set out in Policy 2266.
• The proposed amendments did not arise from an updated NEOLA template; instead, they were initiated by BPS legal counsel in consultation with
NEOLA’s legal counsel.


Board Policy 5517.03 - Dating Violence and Abuse is currently being revised and will appear before the School Board on the dates indicated below:

•    Cabinet – 11/15/2021
•    Work Session – 12/14/2021
•    Rule Development Workshop – 01/18/2022
•    School Board Meeting Information – 01/18/2022
•    School Board Meeting Approval – 02/08/2022
•    Effective Date – upon approval

Authority for Action
§§ 1003.42, 1006.148, 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: 11/12/2021
Chris Moore x11270, Valerie Londono x11438
po5517.03 with Cover Pages for Upload.pdf
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