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.


At the beginning of each school year, the District shall offer parents the opportunity to participate in student group accident insurance at the parentsí expense. The District may also sell the insurance to parents.

Enrollment forms are to be provided to students upon request. There may be some variation from year to year in the policy and its general coverage. The Board does not accept any responsibility for policy interpretation or claims payments. No attempt should be made to interpret the policy for a parent or student and all questions should be referred to the insurance carrier. All student injuries occurring as a result of school activities are to be reported. Where student accident insurance is involved, an accident reportand a claim form should be provided to the parent. For accidents not occurring at school, only a claim form should be provided to the parent on request.

The Risk and Benefits Officer shall recommend suitable and qualified insurance carriers and notify all parents of its availability.

F.S. 1006.16