The School Board of Miami-Dade County
Bylaws & Policies
Unless a specific policy has been amended and the date the policy was revised is noted at the bottom of that policy, the Bylaws and Policies of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools were adopted on May 11, 2011 and were in effect beginning July 1, 2011.


The Superintendent shall determine whether administrative procedures will be needed to implement each of the policies adopted by the Board. These administrative procedures shall be consistent with the adopted policies, and shall describe the manner in which those policies are to be implemented.

Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, the Board should adopt an administrative procedure when required to do so by law, or when, in the judgment of the Superintendent, adoption by the Board is advisable.

The Superintendent may also issue administrative and student handbooks as may be necessary for the effective administration of the schools and distribute them to employees and students and/or their parents.

As long as the provisions of these administrative procedures and handbooks are consistent with Board policies, or with Federal/State law, they are an extension of the policy manual and binding upon all employees and students.

The administrative procedures shall be available electronically on the District's web site.

F.S. 1001.49, 1001.51