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.


In order to achieve educational goals for students, the School Board shall establish policies that authorize and encourage:

 A.instruction which bears a meaningful relationship to the present and future needs and/or interests of students;

 B.specialized and individualized kinds of educational experiences to meet the different needs of students; environment in which interaction among individual students and groups of students helps them learn how and when competition and cooperation are appropriate and productive in accomplishing goals;

 D.efficient and effective use of educational resources;

 E.continued professional growth of staff members;

 F.constructive cooperation with parents and community groups;

 G.a safe and secure drug, tobacco, and alcohol free environment; and

 H.a disciplined orderly environment.

F.S. 1001.41