Section 232.2454, Florida Statutes 2001
232.2454 District student performance standards, instruments, and assessment procedures.--
(1) School districts are required to obtain or develop and implement assessments of student achievement as necessary to accurately measure student progress and to report this progress to parents or legal guardians according to s. 232.245. Each school district shall implement the assessment program pursuant to the procedures it adopts.
(2) Each district school board shall adopt student performance standards for each course in grades 9 through 12 for which credit toward high school graduation is awarded. The board shall also establish policies that require student mastery of performance standards before credit for a course may be awarded. Teacher observations, classroom assignments, and examinations may be considered appropriate methods of assessing student mastery.
History.--s. 2, ch. 83-324; s. 100, ch. 84-336; s. 7, ch. 90-99; s. 6, ch. 97-2; s. 2, ch. 97-309; s. 34, ch. 99-398.