Section 230.23145, Florida Statutes 2001
230.23145 Student support services pilot program.--
(1) From the funds provided in the 2000-2001 General Appropriations Act, there is established a pilot program for Sarasota, Lake, and Miami-Dade school districts to assess the use of and assist student support services personnel in public schools.
(2) Each participating school district must provide:
(a) Information relating to the current use of student support services personnel within the district. The department's reporting form must require a breakdown of the percentage of time spent on activities including, but not limited to: clerical work not related to counseling, school social work services, psychological services, or evaluation, clerical work related to counseling, school social work services, psychological services, or evaluation, direct student services, and student evaluation.
(b) A plan outlining the proposed use of part-time or nondegreed personnel to provide clerical assistance, so that the major focus of the student support services personnel will be services through direct student contact, other appropriate contact, or student evaluation.
(3) Each participating school district shall report to the Department of Education on improved student performance, reduced school discipline problems, increased direct time with students or other significant outcome measures by August 1, 2001.
History.--s. 6, ch. 2000-235.