Child Trafficking Prevention Education  

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    DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

    State Board of Education

    RULE NO.:RULE TITLE:

    6A-1.094123Child Trafficking Prevention Education

    NOTICE OF CHANGE

    Notice is hereby given that the following changes have been made to the proposed rule in accordance with subparagraph 120.54(3)(d)1., F.S., published in Vol. 45 No. 162, August 20, 2019 issue of the Florida Administrative Register.

    The State Board of Education approved the rule with the following changes:             

    (1) through (3) No change.

    (4) Age-appropriate elements of effective and evidence-based programs and instruction to students in grades K-12 related to child trafficking prevention and awareness and must address, at a minimum, the following topics:

    (a) Recognition of signs of human trafficking;

    (b) Awareness of resources, including national, state and local resources;

    (c) Prevention of the abuse of and addiction to alcohol, nicotine, and drugs;

    (d) Information on the prevalence, nature, and strategies to reduce the risk of human trafficking, techniques to set healthy boundaries, and how to safely seek assistance; and

    (e) Information on how social media and mobile device applications are used for human trafficking.

    (5) In order to assist with instruction, the department will maintain a human trafficking webpage, located at http://www.fldoe.org/schools/healthy-schools/human-trafficking.stml, with information about the education described in this rule; resources on abuse, including sexual abuse, and human trafficking prevention for professional learning purposes; and materials for parents, guardians, and other caretakers of students.

    (6) By December 1 of each year, each school district must submit an implementation plan to the commissioner at ChildTraffickingPrevention@fldoe.org and post the plan on the school district website. The implementation plan must include:

    (a) The methods in which instruction will be delivered for each grade level;

    (b) The professional qualifications of the person delivering instruction; and

    (c) A description of the materials and resources utilized to deliver instruction.

    (7)(5) By July 1 of each year, each school district must submit an annual report to the commissioner at ChildTraffickingPrevention@fldoe.org. The report must verify completion of the instruction and include:

    (a) The methods in which instruction was delivered for each grade level;

    (b) The professional qualifications of the person who delivered instruction; and

    (c) A description of the materials and resources utilized to deliver instruction.

    (8)(6) Failure to comply with the requirements of this rule may result in the imposition of sanctions described in Section 1008.32, F.S.

Document Information

Related Rules: (1)
6A-1.094123.