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.


Public performances by students may not pose a threat to the health, safety, and well-being of the students involved in the public performance.

School groups may, with the permission of the principal, participate in local public events in the following classifications:

 A.Events sponsored by the District.

 B.Community functions organized in the interests of the school, such as those that might be originated by the Parent-Teacher/Parent-Teacher-Student Associations.

 C.Noncommercial civic occasions of community, county, State, or national interest.

 D.Events that are primarily patriotic in nature.

 E.Charity benefit activities, provided such activity has been specifically approved in advance by the Superintendent.

 F.Programs sponsored by established character-building agencies, or programs sponsored jointly by the schools and mass communication media where the time and/or space given to the programs are of a public service nature.

School groups may not participate in the following events:

 A.Events that are for the purpose of private gain or for advertising of any commercial project or product. A school name, the names of school-sponsored groups, or school equipment shall not be exploited in events of a commercial nature.

 B.Events that promote any political campaign.

 C.Events that primarily further sectarian concern.

 D.Events that cause an undue amount of interference with the regular school program or that cause an excessive amount of absence for rehearsal or preparation.

The Superintendent shall develop administrative procedures which include the requirement that parental permission be obtained before students participate and that the interests of our students will be protected and guarded against exploitation.

F.S. 1001.43, 1002.20, 1006.15