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2010 Florida Statutes

SECTION 75
Agency for Workforce Innovation; powers and duties; operational requirements.
F.S. 1002.75
1002.75 Agency for Workforce Innovation; powers and duties; operational requirements.
(1) The Agency for Workforce Innovation shall administer the operational requirements of the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program at the state level.
(2) The Agency for Workforce Innovation shall adopt procedures governing the administration of the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program by the early learning coalitions and school districts for:
(a) Enrolling children in and determining the eligibility of children for the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program under s. 1002.53.
(b) Providing parents with profiles of private prekindergarten providers and public schools under s. 1002.53.
(c) Registering private prekindergarten providers and public schools to deliver the program under ss. 1002.55, 1002.61, and 1002.63.
(d) Determining the eligibility of private prekindergarten providers to deliver the program under ss. 1002.55 and 1002.61.
(e) Verifying the compliance of private prekindergarten providers and public schools and removing providers or schools from eligibility to deliver the program due to noncompliance or misconduct as provided in s. 1002.67.
(f) Paying private prekindergarten providers and public schools under s. 1002.71.
(g) Documenting and certifying student enrollment and student attendance under s. 1002.71.
(h) Reconciling advance payments in accordance with the uniform attendance policy under s. 1002.71.
(i) Reenrolling students dismissed by a private prekindergarten provider or public school for noncompliance with the provider’s or school district’s attendance policy under s. 1002.71.
(3) The Agency for Workforce Innovation shall adopt, in consultation with and subject to approval by the department, procedures governing the administration of the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program by the early learning coalitions and school districts for:
(a) Approving improvement plans of private prekindergarten providers and public schools under s. 1002.67.
(b) Placing private prekindergarten providers and public schools on probation and requiring corrective actions under s. 1002.67.
(c) Removing a private prekindergarten provider or public school from eligibility to deliver the program due to the provider’s or school’s remaining on probation beyond the time permitted under s. 1002.67.
(d) Enrolling children in and determining the eligibility of children for the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program under s. 1002.66.
(e) Paying specialized instructional services providers under s. 1002.66.
(4) The Agency for Workforce Innovation shall also adopt procedures for the agency’s distribution of funds to early learning coalitions under s. 1002.71.
(5) Except as provided by law, the Agency for Workforce Innovation may not impose requirements on a private prekindergarten provider or public school that does not deliver the Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program or receive state funds under this part.
History.s. 1, ch. 2004-484; s. 7, ch. 2010-227.