Baker Valley USD | BP 5126 Students
Awards For Achievement
The Governing Board encourages excellence as a goal for all students and wishes to publicly recognize students for exemplary achievement in academic, athletic, extracurricular, or community service activities.
(cf. 5121 - Grades/Evaluation of Student Achievement)
(cf. 5127 - Graduation Ceremonies and Activities)
(cf. 6142.4 - Service Learning/Community Service Classes)
Note: Education Code 44015 authorizes the Governing Board to give district-level awards to students for "excellence" and mandates that the district adopt rules and regulations implementing any such awards program. See the accompanying administrative regulation for language implementing this mandate.
Student awards may include verbal recognition, a letter, a certificate, a Board resolution, public ceremony, trophy, gift, plaque, or cash gift.
The Superintendent or designee shall develop criteria for the selection of student award recipients.
Scholarship and Loan Fund
The Board shall establish and maintain a scholarship which may be used to provide interest-free loans for educational advancement, scholarship, to students, or graduates of district schools. (Education Code 35310, 35315)
(cf. 1260 - Educational Foundation)
(cf. 3290 - Gifts, Grants and Bequests)
The district's scholarship and loan fund shall be administered by a district committee composed of Board members, the Superintendent, and such other community, staff, administrative, and/or student representatives as determined by the Board. (Education Code 35310)
The Board shall select its own representatives to the committee. Staff and community members, shall be selected by the Superintendent. Members of this committee shall serve two-year terms.
(cf. 1220 - Citizen Advisory Committees)
(cf. 9140 - Board Representatives)
The committee may accept gifts, donations, and bequests made for the purposes of the fund and may prescribe conditions or restrictions on these gifts and bequests. If the donor imposes any conditions, the committee shall review the conditions and make a recommendation to the Board as to the compatibility of such conditions with the intent and purpose of the fund. The Board may prohibit the committee from accepting any donation under conditions it finds incompatible with the fund's intents and purposes. (Education Code 35313)
The Superintendent or designee shall report to the Board at least annually regarding the status and activity of the fund. (Education Code 35319)
35160 Authority of governing boards
35310-35319 Scholarship and loan funds
44015 Awards to employees and students
51243-51245 Credit for private school foreign language instruction
51450-51455 Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
51460-51464 State Seal of Biliteracy
52164.1 Assessment of English language skills of English learners
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
876 Golden State Seal Merit Diploma
1632 Credit for private school foreign language instruction
11510-11516 Assessment of English language development
CSBA: http://www csba.org
California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov
Californians Together: http://www.californianstogether.org
Policy BAKER VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: March 18, 2017 Baker, California