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Bellevue Union SD |  BP  5145.6  Students

Parental Notifications   

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The Governing Board recognizes that notifications are essential to effective communication between the school and the home. The Superintendent or designee shall send students and parents/guardians all notifications required by law, including notifications about their legal rights, and any other notifications he/she believes will promote parental understanding and involvement.

(cf. 5020 - Parent Rights and Responsibilities)

(cf. 5022 - Student and Family Privacy Rights)

(cf. 6020 - Parent Involvement)

The notice required pursuant to Education Code 48980 shall be sent at the beginning of each academic year and may be provided either by regular mail, in electronic form when so requested by the parent/guardian, or by any other method normally used to communicate with parents/guardians in writing. (Education Code 48981, 48982)

If any activity specified in Education Code 48980 will be undertaken by any school during the forthcoming school term, the notice shall state that fact and the approximate date on which any such activity will occur. No such activity shall be undertaken with respect to any particular student unless his/her parent/guardian has been informed of such action through the annual notification or other separate special notification. (Education Code 48983-48984)

The annual notification shall include a request that the parent/guardian sign the notice and return it to the school or, if the notice is provided in electronic format, that the parent/guardian submit a signed acknowledgment of receipt of the notice to the school. The parent/guardian's signature is an acknowledgment of receipt of the information but does not indicate that consent to participate in any particular program has been given or withheld. (Education Code 48982)

Notifications to parents/guardians shall be written both in English and in the family's primary language when so required by law. (Education Code 48981, 48985; 20 USC 6311, 6312)

Whenever an employee learns that a student's parent/guardian is, for any reason, unable to understand the district's printed notifications, the principal or designee shall work with the parent/guardian to establish other appropriate means of communication.

Legal Reference:


221.5 Prohibited sex discrimination

231.5 Sexual harassment policy

262.3 Appeals for discrimination complaints; information regarding availability of civil remedies

310 Structured English immersion program

440 English language proficiency assessment; instruction in English language development

17288 Building standards for university campuses

17612 Notification of pesticide use

32221.5 Insurance for athletic team members

32255-32255.6 Right to refuse harmful or destructive use of animals

32390 Fingerprint program; contracts; funding; consent of parent/guardian

35160.5 Extracurricular and cocurricular activities

35178.4 Notice of accreditation status

35183 School dress codes; uniforms

35186 Complaints concerning deficiencies in instructional materials and facilities

35256 School Accountability Report Card

35291 Rules for student discipline

37254 Intensive instruction for students who have not passed High School Exit Examination

37616 Consultation regarding year-round schedule

39831.5 School bus rider rules and information

44808.5 Permission to leave school grounds

46010.1 Notice regarding excuse to obtain confidential medical services

46014 Regulations regarding absences for religious purposes

46600-46611 Interdistrict attendance agreements

48000 Minimum age of admission

48070.5 Promotion or retention of students

48204 Residency requirements

48205 Absence for personal reasons

48206.3 Students with temporary disabilities; individual instruction; definitions

48207-48208 Students with temporary disabilities in hospitals

48213 Prior notice of exclusion from attendance

48216 Immunization

48260.5 Notice regarding truancy

48262 Need for parent conference regarding truancy

48263 Referral to school attendance review board or probation department

48354 Option to transfer from school identified under Open Enrollment Act

48357 Status of application for transfer from school identified under Open Enrollment Act

48432.5 Involuntary transfers of students

EDUCATION CODE (continued)

48900.1 Parental attendance required after suspension

48904 Liability of parent/guardian for willful student misconduct

48904.3 Withholding grades, diplomas, or transcripts

48906 Notification of release of student to peace officer

48911 Notification in case of suspension

48911.1 Assignment to supervised suspension classroom

48912 Closed sessions; consideration of suspension

48915.1 Expelled students; enrollment in another district

48916 Readmission procedures

48918 Rules governing expulsion procedures

48980 Required notification at beginning of term

48980.3 Notification of pesticide use

48981 Time and means of notification

48982 Parent signature acknowledging receipt of notice

48983 Contents of notice

48984 Activities prohibited unless notice given

48985 Notices to parents in language other than English

48987 Child abuse information

49013 Use of uniform complaint procedures for complaints regarding student fees

49063 Notification of parental rights

49067 Student evaluation; student in danger of failing course

49068 Transfer of permanent enrollment and scholarship record

49069 Absolute right to access

49073 Release of directory information

49076 Access to student records

49077 Access to information concerning a student in compliance with court order

49403 Cooperation in control of communicable disease and immunization

49423 Administration of prescribed medication for student

49451 Physical examinations: parent's refusal to consent

49452.5 Screening for scoliosis

49452.7 Information on type 2 diabetes

49452.8 Oral health assessment

49456 Results of vision or hearing test

49472 Insurance

49475 Student athletes; concussions and head injuries

49480 Continuing medication regimen for nonepisodic conditions

49510-49520 Duffy-Moscone Family Nutrition Education and Services Act of 1970

51225.3 Graduation requirements; courses that satisfy college entrance criteria

51229 Course of study for grades 7-12

51513 Personal beliefs; privacy

51938 HIV/AIDS and sexual health instruction

52164.1 Census-taking methods; determination of primary language; assessment of language skills

52164.3 Reassessment of English learners; notification of results

52173 Bilingual education

52244 Advanced Placement program

54444.2 Migrant education programs; parent involvement

56301 Child-find system; policies regarding written notification rights

56321 Special education: proposed assessment plan

EDUCATION CODE (continued)

56321.5-56321.6 Notice of parent rights pertaining to special education

56329 Written notice of right to findings; independent assessment

56341.1 Development of individualized education program; right to audio record meeting

56341.5 Individualized education program team meetings

56343.5 Individualized education program meetings

58501 Alternative schools; notice required prior to establishment

60641 Standardized Testing and Reporting Program

60850 High School Exit Examination

60852.4 High School Exit Examination; waiver for student with disabilities


1596.857 Right to enter child care facility

104855 Availability of topical fluoride treatment

120365-120375 Immunizations

120440 Sharing immunization information

124100 Health screening and immunizations


627.5 Hearing request following denial or revocation of registration


850 Definitions; notification regarding use of California Modified Assessment

863 Standardized Testing and Reporting Program

3052 Behavioral intervention

3831 General standards, Gifted and Talented Education program

4622 Notification of uniform complaint procedures

4631 Uniform complaint procedures; notification of decision and right to appeal

4702 Student transfer from school identified under Open Enrollment Act

4917 Notification of sexual harassment policy

11303 Reclassification of English learners

11309 Parental exception waivers

11511.5 English language proficiency assessment; test results

11523 Notice of proficiency examinations

18066 Child care policies regarding excused and unexcused absences


6040 Time period to obtain needed immunizations


1232g Family Educational and Privacy Rights Act

1232h Privacy rights

1415 Procedural safeguards

6311 State plans

6312 Local education agency plans

6316 Academic assessment and local education agency school improvement

6318 Parental involvement

7012 Instruction in English language development

7908 Armed forces recruiter access to students


1758 Child nutrition programs


245.5 Eligibility criteria for free and reduced-price meals

245.6a Verification of eligibility for free and reduced-price meals


99.7 Student records, annual notification

99.34 Student records, disclosure to other educational agencies

99.37 Disclosure of directory information

104.32 District responsibility to provide free appropriate public education

104.36 Procedural safeguards

104.8 Nondiscrimination

106.9 Dissemination of policy, nondiscrimination on basis of sex

200.61 Teacher qualifications

300.300 Parent consent for special education evaluation

300.322 Parent participation in IEP team meetings

300.502 Independent educational evaluation of student with disability

300.503 Prior written notice regarding identification, evaluation, or placement of student with disability

300.504 Procedural safeguards notice for students with disabilities

300.508 Due process complaint

300.530 Discipline procedures


763.84 Asbestos inspections, response actions and post-response actions

763.93 Asbestos management plans


adopted: June 7, 2013 Santa Rosa, California