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 continued improvement of the instructional and curricular program of the schools by school staff and students is encouraged.

An innovative program design shall include the following:


 B.Specific objectives,

 C.Supportive research,


 E.In-service requirements,

 F.Assessment of the learning,

 G.Plans for broader implementation, and

 H.Methods for program evaluation.

Each innovative program shall be consistent with the District's objectives and long range plans. Programs designed for disabled students must comply with Federal and State law.

Educational Research

The Superintendent shall provide for continuing evaluation of the District's instructional program, and ongoing research and development of new instructional programs.