6A-1.09401. Student Performance Standards  


Effective on Thursday, June 23, 2016
  • 1(1) Student Performance Standards in Florida are defined as the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards and establish the core content of the curricula to be taught and specify the core content knowledge and skills that K-12 public school students are expected to acquire. The Next Generation Sunshine State Standards are rigorous and reflect the knowledge and skills students need for success in college and careers. 66The standards and benchmarks describe what students should know and be able to do at grade level progression for kindergarten to grade 8 and in grade bands for grade levels 9-1297. The access points contained in the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards provide access to the general education curriculum for students with significant cognitive disabilities. These standards, benchmarks, and access points are contained in the following publications which are hereby incorporated by reference and made a part of this rule.

    147(a) Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (Florida Standards) – English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects, 2014 (170http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-03703172),

    173(b) Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (Florida Standards) – Mathematics 2016 (185http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-06467187),

    188(c) Next Generation Sunshine State Standards – Science, 2016

    197(198http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-06754200),

    201(d) Next Generation Sunshine State Standards – Social Studies, Revised June 2014 (214http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-04239216),

    217(e) Next Generation Sunshine State Standards – World Languages, 2011,

    227(f) Next Generation Sunshine State Standards – The Arts, 2014 (238http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-03100240),

    241(g) Next Generation Sunshine State Standards – Health, Education, 2014 (252http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-03101254),

    255(h) Next Generation Sunshine State Standards – Physical Education, 2014 (266http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-03102268),

    269(i) Next Generation Sunshine State Standards – Gifted Education, 2014, (280http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-03103282),

    283(j) Next Generation Sunshine State Standards – Special Skills, 2014, (294http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-03104296),

    297(k) English Language Development/Proficiency Standards for English Language Learners, 2014 307(308http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-04240310),

    311(l) Access Points to Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (Florida Standards) – English Language Arts 2014 (328http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-04241330),

    331(m) Access Points to Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (Florida Standards) – Mathematics 2016 (346http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-06468348),

    349(n) Access Points to the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for Science – 2016 (364http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-06469366), and,

    368(o) Access Points to the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for Social Studies – 2016 (384http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-06755386).

    387Copies of these publications may be obtained from the Division of Public Schools, Department of Education, 325 West Gaines St., Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400.

    410(2) T412he 413Commissioner 414shall periodically review, accept public comment on and revise Florida standards. 425The process shall begin with convening 431an expert group to review the standards and make recommendations to the 443Commissioner 444for their review and revision. The 450Commissioner 451shall determine whether revisions are necessary based on the recommendations 461of the expert group, and shall propose such revisions to the State Board of Education for adoption.

    478(3) Each district school board shall incorporate the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards as appropriate for subject areas contained herein into the district Student Progression Plan.

    504(4) The Next Generation Sunshine State Standards shall serve as the basis for statewide assessments.

    519Rulemaking Authority 5211001.02, 5221003.41(4) FS. 524Law Implemented 5261001.03, 5271003.41 FS. 529History–New 6-18-96, Amended 9-28-99, 3-1-07, 7-25-07, 11-25-07, 4-14-08, 9-22-08, 2-1-09, 1-6-10, 9-5-10, 2-8-11, 3-25-14, 7-22-14, 3-23-16, 6-23-16.

     

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