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The 2001 Florida Statutes

Title XVI
Chapter 233
Courses Of Study And Instructional Aids
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Section 233.051, Florida Statutes 2001

233.051  Programs of remediation.--

(1)  Programs of remediation, excluding college-preparatory instruction and vocational-preparatory instruction conducted pursuant to s. 239.301, shall primarily be the responsibility of the district school boards through their schools. This remediation shall provide students with enhancement or improvement of any basic skills in which the students are deficient and shall assist students in moving from one grade or level to another and assist residents of the district who request remedial assistance, including those residents with high school diplomas.

(2)  Each district school board shall use the regular periodic report of academic progress for students in kindergarten through grade 8 to notify parents when a student is working at a skill level below that of his or her assigned grade placement.

(3)  The district school boards shall work with the community colleges in their districts in order to assure that the community college students have access to remedial education.

(4)  Beginning October 1, 1984, the Department of Education shall submit an annual report to the Legislature outlining the progress being made in the school districts, community colleges, and state universities toward fulfilling the objectives of this section and s. 240.117.

History.--s. 23, ch. 83-325; s. 2, ch. 87-163; s. 2, ch. 89-381; s. 46, ch. 92-136; s. 1282, ch. 95-147.

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