FSA CUT SCORE WORKSHOPS PLANNED

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Notice of Development of Rulemaking

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

State Board of Education

RULE NO.:        RULE TITLE:

6A-1.09981        Implementation of Florida’s System of School Improvement and Accountability

PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose and effect of the rule development is, primarily, to revise the rule to conform to statutory changes by creating a new school grades calculation model for all schools and a new district grades model for all districts. It is anticipated that the proposal will include the components of the grading system, the process for calculating school grades and processes for school districts to review data and provide corrected data to the Department. It is anticipated that the rule will be substantially rewritten.

SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: School Grades.

RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 1001.02, 1008.22, 1008.34(6), 1008.345 FS.

LAW IMPLEMENTED: 1008.34, 1008.345, 1008.36 FS.

A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:

DATES AND TIMES: October 27, 2015, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.; October 28, 2015, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.; October 29, 2015, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

PLACES: October 27 – McArthur High School (Staff Development Room), 6501 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, FL 33024; October 28 – Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport, 9300 Jeff Fuqua Boulevard, Regency Ballroom D/E, Orlando, Florida 32827 October 29 – Via webinar and conference call: Please register for the webinar at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8841690139177419777. After registering, a confirmation email will be sent containing information about joining the webinar. To join the conference call: 1(877)299-4502, Passcode: 544 046 08#. Anyone wishing to attend in person: Florida Department of Education, Turlington Building, Room 1703, 325 W. Gaines St., Tallahassee, FL 32399. Workshops for this rule are being held in conjunction with workshops for Rules 6A-1.099822, School Improvement Rating for Alternative Schools and 6A-1.099812, Education Accountability for Department of Juvenile Justice Education Programs.

THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Jane Fletcher, Assistant Deputy Commissioner, Office of Accountability and Policy Research, Division of Accountability, Research, and Measurement, Florida Department of Education, 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 514, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400, (850)245-0437. Public comments concerning this rule development can be made at ARM@fldoe.org or https://app1.fldoe.org/rules/default.aspx or by contacting: Cathy Schroeder, Agency Clerk, Department of Education, (850)245-9661 or e-mail: cathy.schroeder@fldoe.org.

THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE.

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