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The 2010 Florida Statutes(including Special Session A)

Title XLVIII
K-20 EDUCATION CODE
Chapter 1000
K-20 GENERAL PROVISIONS
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F.S. 1000.04
1000.04 Components for the delivery of public education within the Florida K-20 education system.Florida’s K-20 education system provides for the delivery of public education through publicly supported and controlled K-12 schools, 1community colleges, state universities and other postsecondary educational institutions, other educational institutions, and other educational services as provided or authorized by the Constitution and laws of the state.
(1) PUBLIC K-12 SCHOOLS.The public K-12 schools include charter schools and consist of kindergarten classes; elementary, middle, and high school grades and special classes; school district virtual instruction programs; workforce education; career centers; adult, part-time, and evening schools, courses, or classes, as authorized by law to be operated under the control of district school boards; and lab schools operated under the control of state universities.
(2) PUBLIC POSTSECONDARY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS.Public postsecondary educational institutions include workforce education; 1community colleges; colleges; state universities; and all other state-supported postsecondary educational institutions that are authorized and established by law.
(3) FLORIDA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND THE BLIND.The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind is a component of the delivery of public education within Florida’s K-20 education system.
(4) THE FLORIDA VIRTUAL SCHOOL.The Florida Virtual School is a component of the delivery of public education within Florida’s K-20 education system.
History.s. 6, ch. 2002-387; s. 23, ch. 2004-41; s. 69, ch. 2004-357; s. 1, ch. 2008-147.
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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