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Acalanes Union HSD |  BP  1400  Community Relations

Relations Between Other Governmental Agencies And The Schools   

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The Governing Board believes that district efforts to provide a high-quality education for students in the community can be enhanced by collaboration with other government and public agencies that are responsible for the health, safety, and well-being of children and youth. The Board and District staff shall take every opportunity to work cooperatively with these agencies for the benefit of our students. The Superintendent or designee shall initiate and maintain good working relationships with representatives of these agencies in order to help our schools and students make use of the resources which governmental agencies can provide.

(cf. 0450 - Comprehensive Safety Plan)

(cf. 3515.2 -Disruptions)

(cf. 3515.3 - District /Security Police Department)

(cf. 3515.5 - Sex Offender Notification)

(cf. 3516 - Emergencies and Disaster Preparedness Plan)

(cf. 5030 - Student Wellness)

(cf. 5131.6 - Alcohol and Other Drugs)

(cf. 5131.7 - Weapons and Dangerous Instruments)

(cf. 5141.22 - Infectious Diseases)

(cf. 5141.4 - Child Abuse Reporting Procedures)

(cf. 5141.52 - Suicide Prevention)

(cf. 5145.11 - Questioning and Apprehension)

(cf. 5145.12 - Search and Seizure)

(cf. 5146 - Married/Pregnant/Parenting Students)

(cf. 6164.2 - Guidance/Counseling Services)

(cf. 6173 - Education for Homeless Children)

(cf. 6173.1 - Education for Foster Youth)

(cf. 7131 - Relations with Local Agencies)

The Board shall initiate or participate in collaborative relationships with city and county elected officials to design and coordinate multi-agency programs that respond to the needs of children and families and provide more efficient use of district and community resources.

(cf. 0200 - Goals for the School District)

(cf. 9140 - Board Representatives)

The Board shall approve the services to be offered by the district, the resources that will be allocated to support collaboration, any use of school facilities for services, and any development or joint use of facilities with other jurisdictions. All agreements with other agencies to coordinate services or share resources shall be in writing. The Board may establish joint powers agreements or memorandums of understanding, when feasible, to formalize the responsibilities and liabilities of all parties in a collaborative activity.

(cf. 1330 - Use of School Facilities)

(cf. 3100 - Budget)

In order to facilitate service delivery or determination of eligibility for services, the district may share information with other appropriate agencies as long as the parent/guardian consents and the information is shared in accordance with laws pertaining to confidentiality and privacy.

(cf. 3553 - Free and Reduced Price Meals)

(cf. 5125 - Student Records)

Voter Registration

To encourage students to participate in the elections process when they are eligible, the Superintendent or designee may distribute to high school seniors voter registration forms provided by the Secretary of State or help facilitate online voter registration. He/she shall determine the most effective means of distributing the forms, which may include, but not be limited to, distributing forms at the start of the school year, with orientation materials, at central locations, and/or with graduation materials.

Legal Reference:


8800-8807 Healthy Start support services for children

10900-10914.5 Cooperative community recreation programs

12400 Authority to receive and expend federal funds

12405 Authority to participate in federal programs

17050 Joint use of library facilities

17051 Joint use of park and recreational facilities

32000-32004 Uniform fire signals

35160 Authority of governing boards

35160.1 Broad authority of school districts

48902 Notification of law enforcement agencies re student violations

48909 District attorney may give notice re student drug use, sale or possession

49073 Privacy of student records

49075 Parent/guardian permission for release of student records

49305 Cooperation of police and California Highway Patrol (re Safety Patrols)

49402 Contracts with city, county or local health departments

49403 Cooperation in control of communicable disease and immunization

51202 Instruction in personal and public health and safety (re: fire prevention)


120440 Immunization records; release to local health departments

130100-130155 Early childhood development; First 5 Commission


828 Disclosure of information re minors by law enforcement agency

828.1 School district police department; disclosure of juvenile criminal records

5850-5883 Mental Health Services Act

18961.5 Computerized database; families at risk for child abuse; sharing of information

18980-18983.8 Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council

18986-18986.30 Interagency Children's Services Act

18986.40-18986.46 Multidisciplinary services teams

18986.50-18986.53 Integrated day care program

18987.6-18987.62 Family-based services

Management Resources:


Healthy Children, Healthy Communities: An Action Guide for California Communities, 2006

Stretching Community Dollars: Cities, Counties and School Districts Building for the Future, 2006


Model Form for Consent to Exchange Confidential Information among the Members of an Interagency Collaborative, 1995


California Department of Education, Learning Support:

California Department of Public Health:

California Department of Social Services:

California State Association of Counties:

Children Now:

Cities, Counties and Schools Partnership:

First 5 California:

League of California Cities:

Youth Law Center:


adopted: June 6, 2004 Lafayette, California

revised: October 27, 2004

revised: September 5, 2018