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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XLVIII
EARLY LEARNING-20 EDUCATION CODE
Chapter 1002
STUDENT AND PARENTAL RIGHTS AND EDUCATIONAL CHOICES
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F.S. 1002.43
1002.43 Private tutoring programs.
(1) Regular school attendance as defined in s. 1003.01(16) may be achieved by attendance in a private tutoring program if the person tutoring the student meets the following requirements:
(a) Holds a valid Florida certificate to teach the subjects or grades in which instruction is given.
(b) Keeps all records and makes all reports required by the state and district school board and makes regular reports on the attendance of students in accordance with the provisions of s. 1003.23(2).
(c) Requires students to be in actual attendance for the minimum length of time prescribed by s. 1011.60(2).
(2) Private tutors shall keep and prepare records in accordance with the provisions of s. 1003.23(2).
(3) Private tutoring may be provided to up to 25 students in any commercial building with a valid certificate of occupancy, library, community service, museum, performing arts, theater, cinema, or church facility; in any facility or on any land owned by a Florida College System institution or university; in any similar public institution facility; and in any facility recently used to house a school or child care facility licensed under s. 402.305 within the preexisting zoning and land use designations of the facility without obtaining a special exception, rezoning, or a land use change so long as the provision of such tutoring meets all applicable state and local health, safety, and welfare laws, codes, and rules, including those pertaining to firesafety and building safety.
History.s. 108, ch. 2002-387; s. 37, ch. 2004-41; s. 146, ch. 2023-8; s. 5, ch. 2023-102.