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ESE Policies and Procedures (SP&P)

Section 1003.57(1)(a)4., Florida Statutes (F.S.), requires that district school boards submit to the Department of Education (DOE) proposed procedures for the provision of special instruction and services for exceptional students once every three years. Approval of this document by DOE is required by Rule 6A-6.03411, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), as a prerequisite for districtís use of weighted cost factors under the Florida Education Finance Program (FEFP). This document also serves as the basis for the identification, evaluation, eligibility determination, and placement of students to receive exceptional education services, and is a component of the districtís application for funds available under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

To view a district's approved SP&P for the 2013-14 through 2015-16 school years, visit