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May 11, 2021 School Board Meeting
Policy 3215 Tobacco Free Environment
Meeting Date(s)
Consent Type

The purpose of the proposed revisions to the policy 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.


Summary of Proposed Policy Revisions

  • This policy is being revised to clarify the procedures regarding Tobacco Free Environment and other changes in compliance with applicable Florida law.
  • Particular areas of revision include the following:  updating the title, adding definitions, clarifying the responsibilities of administrators, and disciplinary actions for both student and employee violations.
  • These proposed revisions encompass the suggested language from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • These proposed revisions encompass the suggested language from NEOLA.

Revisions to Board Policy 3215 Tobacco Free Environment will appear before the Board on the following dates:

  • Work Session – 4/27/2021
  • Rule Development Workshop – 5/11/2021
  • School Board Meeting Information – 5/11/2021
  • School Board Meeting Approval – 5/25/2021
  • Effective Date – upon approval
Authority for Action
§§381.84, 386.202, 386.204, 386.209, 386.212, F.S.; §§20 U.S.C 6081 et seq., 20 U.S.C. 7182
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: 04/05/2021
Chris Moore, Assistant Superintendent Student Services, ext. 11270
3215 Tobacco-Free Environment for Board Agenda (4.20.21).pdf
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