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Education; substituting demonstration of competency for clock-hour requirements.
F.S. 456.029
456.029 Education; substituting demonstration of competency for clock-hour requirements.Any board, or the department when there is no board, that requires student completion of a specific number of clock hours of classroom instruction for initial licensure purposes shall establish the minimal competencies that such students must demonstrate in order to be licensed. The demonstration of such competencies may be substituted for specific classroom clock-hour requirements established in statute or rule which are related to instructional programs for licensure purposes. Student demonstration of the established minimum competencies shall be certified by the educational institution. The provisions of this section shall not apply to boards for which federal licensure standards are more restrictive or stringent than the standards prescribed in statute.
History.s. 47, ch. 97-261; s. 57, ch. 2000-160.
Note.Former s. 455.547.