§ 1012.21 Department of Education duties; K-12 personnel
§ 1012.22 Public school personnel; powers and duties of the district school board
§ 1012.23 School district personnel policies
§ 1012.2315 Assignment of teachers
§ 1012.24 Employment and compensation of instructional personnel during specific emergencies
§ 1012.25 School officers to turn over money and property to successors
§ 1012.26 Legal services for employees; reimbursement for judgments in civil actions
§ 1012.27 Public school personnel; powers and duties of district school superintendent
§ 1012.28 Public school personnel; duties of school principals

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 1012 > Part III > Subpart A - Department of Education, District School Board, District School Superintendent, and School Principal Duties; Public School Personnel

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Ascendant: means an individual who precedes another individual in lineage, in the direct line of ascent from the other individual. See Florida Statutes 64.202
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Collateral: means an individual who is related to another individual under the law of intestate succession of this state but who is not the other individual's ascendant or descendant. See Florida Statutes 64.202
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Descendant: means an individual who follows another individual in lineage, in the direct line of descent from the other individual. See Florida Statutes 64.202
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Educational support employees: means K-12 employees whose job functions are neither administrative nor instructional, yet whose work supports the educational process. See Florida Statutes 1012.01
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Heirs property: means real property held in tenancy in common which satisfies all of the following requirements as of the filing of a partition action:
    (a) There is no agreement in a record binding all the cotenants which governs the partition of the property;
    (b) One or more of the cotenants acquired title from a relative, whether living or deceased; and
    (c) Any of the following applies:
  • Instructional personnel: means any K-12 staff member whose function includes the provision of direct instructional services to students. See Florida Statutes 1012.01
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Florida Statutes 64.202
  • Relative: means an ascendant, descendant, or collateral or an individual otherwise related to another individual by blood, marriage, adoption, or law of this state other than this part. See Florida Statutes 64.202
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01