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Atascadero USD |  AR  6182  Instruction

Opportunity School/Class/Program   

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Students shall be assigned to an opportunity class/program only upon the recommendation of a school committee which includes at least the following members:

1. A District representative who is familiar with the student's progress

2. A representative of the opportunity class/program

3. The student's parent/guardian, at the parent/guardian's option

The parent/guardian may designate a representative such as a counselor, social worker, or other community member to attend the committee meeting. (Education Code 48637.2)

Notification

Prior to assigning a student to an opportunity class/program for adjustment purposes, the student and his/her parent/guardian shall be notified in writing of the intended assignment. Insofar as practicable, the notice shall be in the parent/guardian's primary language and shall request the parent/guardian to respond within 10 days. If the parent/guardian does not respond, the Superintendent or designee shall make a reasonable effort to contact him/her by telephone with this information. (Education Code 48637.1)

Progress Review

A review shall be conducted at least twice each school year to examine the progress of each student assigned to an opportunity class/program for adjustment purposes and to determine whether the student would benefit by returning to the regular program. A representative of the opportunity class/program who is familiar with the student's progress shall participate in this review. The student's parent/guardian also may participate if he/she so desires. (Education Code 48637.3)

Regulation ATASCADERO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

approved: March 7, 2000 Atascadero, California