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November 14, 2023, Work Session
Board Policy 5421.01 Grade Forgiveness (NEW)
Meeting Date(s)
Consent Type

The purpose of the proposed NEW 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.

  • This policy is being created to clarify the procedures regarding grade forgiveness for students in grades 6-12 taking high school courses, and other changes in compliance with applicable Florida law.

This new policy does encompass the suggested language from NEOLA.


Proposed School Board Policy 5421.01 is currently being proposed and will appear before the School Board on the dates indicated below:

  • Work Session – 10/24/23
  • Rule Development (Public Hearing) – 11/14/23
  • School Board Meeting Information – 11/14/23
  • School Board Meeting Approval – 12/12/23

Effective Date – upon approval

Authority for Action
F.S. 1003.4282
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: 10/02/2023
Tara Harris, Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum and Instruction x11411
5421.01 With Cover Pages For Upload (New) +hyperlink.pdf
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