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Awards For Achievement   

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The Board of Trustees encourages excellence as a goal for all students and wishes to publicly recognize students for exemplary achievements 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)

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 appropriate selection of student award recipients.

Scholarship and Loan Fund

The Board shall maintain a scholarship and loan fund which may be used to provide interest-free loans for educational advancement, scholarship, or grants-in-aid to bona fide organizations, students, or graduates of district schools. (Education Code 35315)

(cf. 1260 - Educational Foundation)

(cf. 3290 - Gifts, Grants and Bequests)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

220 Nondiscrimination

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

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

876 Golden State Seal Merit Diploma

1632 Credit for private school foreign language instruction

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www csba.org

California Department of Education, Golden State Seal Merit Diploma: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sr/meritdiploma.asp

Californians Together: http://www.californianstogether.org

Policy BURLINGAME SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: September 21, 2010 Burlingame, California