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State of the State FAPT Spring Driver Trainer’s Workshop at Lake Yale Leesburg, Florida April 4 -7, 2016 Jamie Warrington, Director, FDOE School Transportation Management
What’s Happening Now? § SB 0684: § Allows a parent in any school district to enroll their student in any school, in any district in Florida. § The district may provide transportation at it’s discretion. § Applies to public and charter school students.
What’s Happening Now? § SB 1676: § Requires all public and private for hire vehicles and day care facility vehicles that transport children to have a child safety check alarm system installed. § Also amends section 1006. 22, Florida Statutes to require child check alarm systems to be installed on all school buses.
State Board of Education Status Report § Rules 6 A-3. 0141, 6 A-3. 0151 and 6 A-3. -171, Florida Administrative Code, were submitted for revisions as requested by a vote of the FAPT membership in June of 2014. § On February 18, 2016, the State Board of Education adopted all proposed revisions, which went into effect on March 23, 2016.
State Board of Education Status Report § Rule 6 A-3. 0141, FAC: § Replaces the requirement for the DOE physical with a requirement for the DOT physical. § Further guidance has been drafted and will be released shortly. Currently delayed because of a challenge § Places restrictions on medical examiners from issuing medical waivers.
State Board of Education Status Report § Rule 6 A-3. 0151, FAC: § Is repealed. § It explains the DOE physical requirements, and is no longer neccessary.
State Board of Education Status Report § Rule 6 A-3. 0171, FAC: § Removes the requirement to report certain crash data to the FDOE. § Removes the requirement to report hazardous walking locations to the FDOE. § Removes the requirement that school bus operators may not carry firearms on school property, superseded by statute.
State Board of Education Status Report § Rule 6 A-3. 0171, FAC (con’t): § Removes requirement for districts to maintain a list of physicians for DOE physicals. § Removes the 55 MPH speed restriction for school buses, which is superseded by statute.
What’s Next? § Rule 6 A-3. 0171, FAC: § Will be amended to reflect the Florida School Bus Safety Inspection Manual, Revised 2016.
What’s Next? § Rule 6 A-3. 0141, FAC: § Will be amended to remove the requirement for a 40 -hour preservice certificate to be issued by the district from the Commissioner of Education. § School districts and charter schools are already required to maintain the training documentation, which is the “official” record.
What’s Next? § School Transportation Management to update the following manuals by the end of the 2016 -17 school year: § FL Guidelines for the Seating of Preschool Aged Children on School Buses. (2001) § Charter School Transportation Resource Guide (2006) § School Bus Operator Curriculum (2007)
Resources § Florida Statutes: www. leg. state. fl. us § Florida Administrative Code: (also known as State Board of Education Rules) www. flrules. org § Florida Assoc. for Pupil Trans. (FAPT): www. faptflorida. org § FDOE School Transportation Mgmt. : www. fldoe. org/transportation
Contacts School Transportation Management Florida Department of Education 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 834 Tallahassee, Florida 32399 -0400 850 -245 -9795 Jamie S. Warrington Director, School Transportation Jamie. [email protected] org (Until 4/15/16) Jamie. [email protected] k 12. fl. us (Beginning 4/18/16) 850 -245 -9927 Terri Egler Program Specialist, Administration Terri. [email protected] org 850 -245 -5038 Robert Manspeaker Program Specialist, Fleet & Operations Robert. [email protected] org 850 -245 -9928 Cassie White Program Specialist, ESE & Operations Cassandra. [email protected] org 850 -245 -9924