To develop a rule that will require quick reporting to the Department of Education by school districts when there are allegations of misconduct by school district staff that affect the health, safety or welfare of a student. Additionally, the ...  

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    DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

    State Board of Education

    RULE NO.:RULE TITLE:

    6A-10.082Mandatory Reporting of Offenses Affecting the Health, Safety or Welfare of Florida Students

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: To develop a rule that will require quick reporting to the Department of Education by school districts when there are allegations of misconduct by school district staff that affect the health, safety or welfare of a student. Additionally, the purpose is to clarify the alleged misconduct that requires expeditious reporting and the information that should be reported. The effect of the rule will be to promote expeditious investigation of complaints by the Department of Education, as well as allowing a timely mechanism for the Commissioner of Education to exercise his authority to recommend removal of school district personnel from direct student contact.

    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Reporting to Florida Department of Education of misconduct by school district staff.

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 1001.02(1), 1001.02(2)(n), 1012.796, FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 1012.796(1), 1012.796(5), FS.

    IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:

    DATE AND TIME: July 16, 2019, 10:00 a.m., E.T.

    PLACE: Participants may join the teleconference by calling 1(800)667-5617, the confirmation code is 3110969.

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Randy Kosec, Jr., Chief, Office of Professional Practices Services, Division of Public Schools at

    Randy.kosec@fldoe.org. To comment on this rule development or to request a rule development workshop, please go to https://web02.fldoe.org/rules or contact: Chris Emerson, Director, Office of Executive Management, Department of Education, (850)245-9601 or email Christian.Emerson@fldoe.org.

    THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS: Not available at this time.

Document Information

Subject:
Reporting to Florida Department of Education of misconduct by school district staff.
Purpose:
To develop a rule that will require quick reporting to the Department of Education by school districts when there are allegations of misconduct by school district staff that affect the health, safety or welfare of a student. Additionally, the purpose is to clarify the alleged misconduct that requires expeditious reporting and the information that should be reported. The effect of the rule will be to promote expeditious investigation of complaints by the Department of Education, as well as ...
Rulemaking Authority:
1001.02(1), 1001.02(2)(n), 1012.796, F.S.
Law:
1012.796(1), 1012.796(5), F.S.
Contact:
Randy Kosec, Jr., Chief, Office of Professional Practices Services, Division of Public Schools at Randy.kosec@fldoe.org. To comment on this rule development or to request a rule development workshop, please go to https://web02.fldoe.org/rules or contact: Chris Emerson, Director, Office of Executive Management, Department of Education, 850-245-9601 or email Christian.Emerson@fldoe.org.
Related Rules: (1)
6A-10.082.