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.


Employees shall not participate in any political campaign for an elective office while on duty.

Pursuant to State law and Policy 6480, support staff members may not expend public funds, (that is, any funds under the jurisdiction or control of the District) for a political advertisement or electioneering communication concerning an issue, referendum, or amendment, including State questions, that is subject to a vote of the electors.

Support staff who declare themselves candidates for an elective office shall notify the Superintendent immediately upon filing to run. All candidates for public office may be granted personal leave without pay. The support staff member's request for leave shall be submitted according to the established procedure.

Candidates shall adhere strictly to Florida law governing political activity on the part of public officials and public employees.

F.S. 104.31, 110.233
F.A.C. 60L-36.002

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