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|June 30, 2022 - Regular School Board Meeting|
D2 - Approval to Advertise and Notice of Public Hearing to Approve amendment to School Board Manual of Procedures for Media Services and The Handbook of Instructional Materials Procedures as contained in School Board Policies 4.44C and 4.45F respectively
The Florida legislature, on March 8, 2022, passed House Bill 1467, which bill was approved by the Governor on March 25, 2022 and was filed with the Secretary of State on March 25, 2022 as Laws of Florida Ch. 2022-21. Said bill added requirements for each school board throughout the State of Florida to amend policies and procedures to further define training for school district media personnel, the review and approval of all publications maintained in the district’s school media centers, inclusion of the public generally and parents of district students specifically in the review and approval of said publications, and increase the public participation in, the transparency of selection of and the website availability of all instructional materials intended to be used by the school district prior to purchase of said materials while noting the objections to specific materials and listing those which have been removed or discontinued The requirements of this legislation take effect on July 1, 2022. The School Board Procedural Manual amendments and additions set forth herein meet the requirements of the legislation and provide for further definition and implementation by the Superintendent through the establishment of procedures promulgated through his office. The attached Procedural Manuals, created to accomplish the legislative requirements by the set deadline, were adopted on an emergency basis on June 30, 2022 because there was insufficient time to comply with the full adoption process required by Sec. 120.54, Fla. Statutes. Because they meet the definition of a “Rule” they were required to be approved by the School Board prior to implementation. Florida law provides that a Rule adopted by emergency procedures shall not be effective for more than 90 days during which time the School Board may initiate and complete rulemaking to adopt a rule addressing the subject of the emergency rule if it wishes the rule to extend beyond 90 days. This process requires publication of notice of adoption and a public hearing.
Approval of this item will allow the School Board to advertise the proposed adoption and public hearing of the previously adopted Manual of Procedures for Media Services and The Handbook of Instructional Materials Procedures as contained in School Board Policies 4.44C and 4.45F respectively, which will then lead to the consideration of adoption of said Manuals by the School Board after the appropriate public hearing. The Manual of Procedures for Media Services and The Handbook of Instructional Materials Procedures as contained in School Board Policies 4.44C and 4.45F respectively, will be advertised, submitted to the public for comment and to the Board for public hearing and consideration in the manner contemplated by the Administrative Procedures Act.
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Provide FAPE to all students of the free public schools operated by the School Board of Clay County, Florida in compliance with the requirements of the Florida legislature.
Approve the advertisement and notice of public hearing for the attached Manual of Procedures for Media Services and The Handbook of Instructional Materials Procedures as contained in School Board Policies 4.44C and 4.45F respectively. which have been previously adopted by emergency rulemaking procedures.
David S. Broskie, Superintendent of Schools; J. Bruce Bickner, School Board Attorney
Undetermined at this time. It is believed that the approval of the Policies is necessary to meet the requirements of the legislation described herein.
Legal Adv Notice of PH SB Policies 4.44C & 4.45F.pdf
Library Media Services Manual 22-23.pdf
Redlined Procedures Manual.pdf
07_2022 CCDS Instructional Resources Procedures Manual.pdf
Redlined 07_2022 CCDS Instructional Resources Procedures Manual.pdf