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Required Mental Health Instruction
Rule 6A-1.094121, F.A.C., was approved by the State Board of Education on July 17, 2019. This rule establishes a minimum of five hours of required instruction related to mental and emotional health education for students in grades 6-12 and institutes procedures for school districts to document planning and delivery of instruction.
The following planning document was developed for implementation in Broward County Public Schools by a workgroup that represented school principals, district administrators, principal supervisors, content area experts, vendors, and the Broward Teachers’ Union. It was submitted to the FLDOE on 11/26/2019 and posted to this website on the same date. As implementation will be an iterative process, this planning document may be changed throughout the school year.
You may also find additional information about the State-required health instruction by visiting the FLDOE website here: http://www.fldoe.org/schools/healthy-schools/comprehensive-health-edu.stml