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The 2010 Florida Statutes(including Special Session A)

Chapter 1007
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F.S. 1007.265
1007.265 Persons with disabilities; graduation, study program admission, and upper-division entry; substitute requirements; rules and regulations.
(1) Any student with a disability, as defined in s. 1007.02(2), in a public postsecondary educational institution, except those students who have been documented as having intellectual disabilities, shall be eligible for reasonable substitution for any requirement for graduation, for admission into a program of study, or for entry into the upper division where documentation can be provided that the person’s failure to meet the requirement is related to the disability and where failure to meet the graduation requirement or program admission requirement does not constitute a fundamental alteration in the nature of the program.
(2) The State Board of Education, in consultation with the Board of Governors, shall adopt rules to implement this section for 1community colleges and shall develop substitute requirements where appropriate.
(3) The Board of Governors, in consultation with the State Board of Education, shall adopt regulations to implement this section for state universities and shall develop substitute requirements where appropriate.
History.s. 5, ch. 2003-8; s. 119, ch. 2007-217; s. 9, ch. 2008-204; s. 20, ch. 2010-78.
1Note.Section 21, ch. 2010-70, directs the Division of Statutory Revision to prepare a reviser’s bill to substitute the term “Florida College System institution” for the terms “Florida college,” “community college,” and “junior college” where those terms appear in the Florida K-20 Education Code.
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