**Parent Survey For Students with IEP
Parents of children with disabilities & current IEP in gradespreschool to 12,
“Is your school supporting your involvement in your child’s education?”
You may participate in a survey being offered by the Florida Dept. of Education. The responses to the surveyprovide important information for planning & monitoring improvement activities.
**FYI Parents - Student Documents & Forms Online
: Parent documents of interest may be found atwww.franklincountyschools.org/schoolcodeofconduct.htm.Documents include but are not limited to: Code of Conduct, Student Progression Plan, Parent's Right to Know, School Improvement Plans, Parent Involvement Plans,Student Records Manual, Supplemental Education Services (Tutoring), FCA Handbook, and the Athletic Handbook. All documents will be made available in Spanish upon request. Call 670-2810 x 4108 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
The McKay Scholarship was established in 2000. This program was designed toparents of students with disabilities to choose the best educational setting
public or private
for their child.
Who is eligible?
•Students who have
an Individual Education Plan (IEP) or a 504 Accommodation Plan (for more than 6 months) andmeet the following requirements:
•The student spent the prior school year in attendance at a Florida public school during the preceding October and
February FTE surveys in Pre-K through grade 12, or
•The student spent the prior school year in attendance at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind during the
preceding October and February FTE surveys in kindergarten through 12, or
student received specialized instructional services under the Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Education Programduring the previous school year, or
•The student is a dependent child of a member of the United States Armed Forces who transfers to
Florida from out of
state due to a parent’s permanent change of station orders
What are the options?
•Request a different public school that follows your district’s choice policy•Request a public school in an adjacent school district that
has space and provides the services contained in student’s
IEP or 504 Plan
•Receive a scholarship for your child to attend a participating private school
Where do I go for more information?
Office of Independent Education and Parental Choice, Florida Department of Education-
www.floridaschoolchoice.org or 1 (800) 447-1636
**KidCare & Medicaid Application Assistance
There is a Community Health Worker,
Franklin County Health Department in Apalachicola
on every Thursday from 8:00 am
4:00 pm. She will beat the
Franklin County Annex (Carrabelle Clinic)
on Tuesday, January 15 & Wednesday, January 23. Ms.Etheridge is available to assist families with applying for KidCare as well as Medicaid. Come in to see her.You can also reach her at
. No appointment is necessary.
Apalachicola Community Services Center
also has someone to help with applying for services such asMedicaid, KidCare, and food & cash assistance.
can assist you at the center. It is located at192 14
Street, Apalachicola, FL. They are open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Appointmentsare scheduled from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Please call
for an appointment
BOX TOPS for EDUCATION:
The Franklin County School PTO is collecting Box Tops!Please send all Box Tops to your child's teacher. Middle and High
parents can save them too!Please turn your Box Tops in to Mrs. Laura King or Ms. Leigh Smith