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8.13 Emergency Closing of Schools

8.13 Emergency Closing of Schools

Chapter 8.00: Auxiliary Services

8.13

EMERGENCY CLOSING OF SCHOOLS

POLICY

I. In case of an emergency, the Superintendent or designee is authorized to close any school or all schools and to dismiss a school(s) prior to the regular daily dismissal hour.

II. In a declared state of emergency, control of students shall be maintained by school personnel until these students are released from school or in the case of transported students, until they depart from the school bus.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42, F.S.

LAWS IMPLEMENTED: 1001.43, 1001.51, F.S.

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RULES:

HISTORY: Adopted: 07/14/1998

Revision Date(s):

Formerly: New

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