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Legislators of the State of Florida: Repeal Senate Bill 1514 Chapter 2013-45 Sec.(13)(21)(n)

Due an amendment pertaining to the funding of dual enrollment, which states that school districts will have to assume the costs of the dual enrollment program, Miami-Dade County Public Schools has implemented a policy hindering the dual enrollment program. This policy has made it so that students will be restricted to enroll in only two college dual-enrollment courses per semester.

The bill affects thousands of students in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools system negatively, stripping them of the opportunity to push themselves academically. Senate Bill 1514 does not affect all of the students in the Miami-Dade equally however, the most serious impact this new legislation will have will be on specialized programs such as School for Advanced Studies (SAS) and Academy for Advanced Academics (AAA), which are renowned for their academic achievement by providing accelerated classes and college courses as a supplement to secondary education, unfortunately these programs may cease to exist as a result of this legislation.

But the effects of this legislation far exceed the boundaries of the Miami-Dade county however, posing a serious threat to dual enrollment programs in all counties across the state of Florida.

Please support this petition to allow the students of the Miami-Dade county and students all over the state of Florida to challenge themselves with college classes and to improve their lives through a college education.

This petition was delivered to:
  • State Senator
    Bill Galvano
  • State Senator
    Garrett Richter
  • State Representative
    Frank Artiles
  • State Senator
    Nancy Detert
  • State Senator
    Dorothy Hukill
  • State Senator
    John Thrasher
  • State Senator
    Gwen Margolis
  • State Representative
    Michael Bileca
  • State Senator
    Miguel Diaz de la Portilla
  • State Senator
    Anitere Flores
  • State Senator
    Bill Montford
  • State Senator
    Aaron Bean
  • State Senator
    John Legg
  • State Senator
    Dwight Bullard
  • State Senator
    Maria Sachs
  • State Senator
    David Simmons
  • State Senator
    Joseph Abruzzo
  • State Senator
    Lizbeth Benacquisto
  • State Senator
    Rene Garcia
  • State Senator
    Oscar Braynon


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