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The Florida Statutes

The 2010 Florida Statutes(including Special Session A)

Title XLVIII
K-20 EDUCATION CODE
Chapter 1003
PUBLIC K-12 EDUCATION
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F.S. 1003.61
1003.61 Pilot attendance project.It is the purpose of this section to require the Manatee County District School Board to implement a pilot project that raises the compulsory age of attendance for children from the age of 16 years to the age of 18 years. The pilot project applies to each child who has not attained the age of 16 years by September 30 of the school year in which a school board policy is adopted.
(1) Beginning July 1, 1999, the Manatee County District School Board shall implement a pilot project consistent with policy adopted by the school board to raise the compulsory age of attendance for children from the age of 16 years to the age of 18 years.
(2) The district school board must, before the beginning of the school year, adopt a policy for raising the compulsory age of attendance for children from the age of 16 years to 18 years.
(a) Before the adoption of the policy, the district school board must provide a notice of intent to adopt a policy to raise the compulsory age of attendance for children from the age of 16 years to the age of 18 years. The notice must be provided to the parent of each child who is 15 years of age and who is enrolled in a school in the district.
(b) Within 2 weeks after adoption of the school board policy, the district school board must provide notice of the policy to the parent of each child who is 15 years of age and who is enrolled in a school in the district. The notice must also provide information related to the penalties for refusing or failing to comply with the compulsory attendance requirements and information on alternative education programs offered within the school district.
(3) All state laws and State Board of Education rules related to students subject to compulsory school attendance apply to the district school board. Notwithstanding the provisions of s. 1003.21, the formal declaration of intent to terminate school enrollment does not apply to the district school board.
History.s. 154, ch. 2002-387; s. 174, ch. 2010-102.
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