6A-6.0981: School District Virtual Instruction Program
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of the rule amendment is to delete obsolete references to major areas of interest and to clarify that the Department’s approval is for the following three school years rather than three years from the date of approval. The effect is a rule which is consistent with current law as well as ensure clarity relating to the length of time the Department’s approval is in effect.
SUMMARY: This rule is amended to make changes to the School District Virtual Instruction Program Application as incorporated by reference in the rule.
SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS: No Statement of Estimated Regulatory Cost was prepared.
Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 1002.45(11) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 1002.45 FS.
A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: December 17, 2010, 11:00 a.m.
PLACE: Miami Dade College – Wolfson Campus, 300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Building 2000, Room 2106, Miami, Florida
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Sally Roberts, Educational Policy Consultant, Department of Education, Division of Public Schools, 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400; (850)245-0509
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:
6A-6.0981 School District Virtual Instruction Program.
(1) No change.
(2) Application Form. Form VSP-02, School District Virtual Instruction Program Application for Provider Approval 2011 for becoming an approved provider for the School District Virtual Instruction Program, will be used for those virtual education providers applying for approved status from the Department of Education. Form VSP-02 is hereby incorporated by reference and made a part of this rule to become effective with the effective date of this rule. Form VSP-02 will be published electronically at www.fldoe.org/Schools/virtual-schools/DistrictVIP.asp. A hard copy may be obtained by contacting the Division of Public Schools, Office of the Chancellor, Florida Department of Education, 325 West Gaines Street,
Room 1501, Tallahassee, Florida 32399.
(3) through (6) No change.
Rulemaking Authority 1002.45(11) FS. Law Implemented 1002.45 FS. History–New 11-26-08, Amended 10-21-09,________