The School Board of Palm Beach County, Florida

NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE ADOPTION
AND PUBLIC HEARING

RULE TITLE: Academic Advisory Committee.

RULE NUMBER: Policy 1.097.

PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The AAC serves the purpose of involving parents, partners, teachers, administrators, employees and volunteers in reviewing the numerous variables that impact upon the District's ability to provide excellence in education to all of the District's students and provide them with the knowledge, skills and ethics required for responsible citizenship and productive employment.

SUMMARY: This revision adds a member of the Hispanic Education Coalition for Palm Beach County to the Committee composition, increasing the committee membership to twenty (20) positions.

SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: Fla. Stat. 1001.32(2); 1001.41(1) & (2); 1001.42(25); 1001.43(10).

LAWS IMPLEMENTED: Fla. Stat. 1001.32; 1001.41(1); 1001.43(2) & (10).

SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COST (optional, if one has been prepared): None prepared. Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or to provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative, must do so in writing within 21 days of the publication of this Notice.

CONTACT PERSON: Judith Klinek, 3300 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach FL 33406.

PERSON ORIGINATING THE PROPOSED RULE: Judith Klinek.

THE PRELIMINARY TEXT of the proposed rule may be obtained promptly without cost from the School District's web site at www.SchoolBoardPolicies.com/revisions.htm .

SUPERVISOR OR PERSON WHO APPROVED THE PROPOSED RULE: William F. Malone.

RULE DEVELOPMENT NOTICE WAS PUBLISHED: November 8, 2011, in The Palm Beach Post.

DATE PROPOSED RULE WAS APPROVED BY THE SCHOOL BOARD: November 22, 2011.

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE: Adoption of the proposed rule is anticipated to be considered at the School Board's Special Meeting on Policies on January 18, 2012, anticipated to begin at 5:00 p.m. (an approximate time, as the actual start time may vary earlier or later) in the Board Chambers at 3300 Forest Hill Boulevard; West Palm Beach, Fla. AGENDA: An agenda will be available by January 11, 2012 on the District's Web site. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this hearing is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours in advance by contacting the Board clerk at 434-8139. A person may submit written comments (12 copies) about the proposed action to the clerk no later than the time of the public hearing. This hearing is open to the public.

Publish: December 21, 2011