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November 16, 2021 Organization of the Board/Regular School Board Meeting
Policy 2520 - Selection and Adoption of Instructional Materials
Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 10/19/2021
Information - 11/16/2021
Action - 12/14/2021
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.

  • This policy is being revised to clarify the procedures regarding the selection and adoption of instructional materials, parent objection to instructional materials, and the New Worlds Reading Initiative to be in compliance with applicable Florida law.
  • Particular areas of revision include the following: Parent Objection to Instructional Materials and the New Worlds Reading Initiative.
  • These proposed revisions do encompass the suggested language from NEOLA.

Board Policy 2520 - Selection and Adoption of Instructional Materials is currently being revised and will appear before the School Board on the dates indicated below:

•    Cabinet – 10/11/2021
•    Work Session – 10/19/2021
•    Rule Development Workshop – 11/16/2021
•    School Board Meeting Information – 11/16/2021
•    School Board Meeting Approval – 12/14/21
•    Effective Date – upon approval

Authority for Action
F.S. 119.071, F.S. 212.183, F.S. 1001.215, F.S. 1002.22, F.S. 1003.485, F.S. 1006.28, F.S. 1006.28 through 1006.42, F.S. 1008.22, F.S. 1008.25(5)(a), F.S. 1008.25 (5)(c), F.S. 1014.05, F.A.C. 6A-6.03028, 34 C.F.R. Part 300
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Operating - Categorical
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: 10/08/2021
Jane Cline, Assistant Superintendent Leading and Learning - x11411
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