Burlingame SD | BP 6145 Instruction
Extracurricular And Cocurricular Activities
The Board of Trustees recognizes that extracurricular and cocurricular activities enrich the educational and social development and experiences of students. The district shall encourage and support student participation in extracurricular and cocurricular activities without compromising the integrity and purpose of the educational program.
No extracurricular or cocurricular program or activity shall be provided or conducted separately, and no district student's participation in extracurricular and cocurricular activities shall be required or refused, based on the student's sex, gender, sexual orientation, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, or mental or physical disability. Requirements for participation in extracurricular and cocurricular activities shall be limited to those that are essential to the success of the activity. (5 CCR 4925)
(cf. 0410 - Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities)
(cf. 5145.3 - Nondiscrimination/Harassment)
(cf. 5145.7 - Sexual Harassment)
Any complaint regarding the district's extracurricular and cocurricular programs or activities shall be filed in accordance with BP/AR 1312.3 - Uniform Complaint Procedures.
(cf. 1312.3 - Uniform Complaint Procedures)
No student shall be prohibited from participating in extracurricular and cocurricular activities related to the educational program because of inability to pay fees associated with the activity.
(cf. 3260 - Fees and Charges)
In order to encourage and support academic excellence, all students participating in extracurricular and cocurricular activities shall meet the eligibility requirements established by the district.
A program that has as its primary goal the improvement of academic or educational achievement of students is not subject to these eligibility requirements. The Superintendent shall determine in advance when extracurricular or cocurricular activities are primary for the student's academic or educational achievement and therefore not subject to the eligibility requirements of this policy.
Student Conduct at Extracurricular/Cocurricular Events
When attending or participating in extracurricular and/or cocurricular activities on or off campus, district students are subject to district policies and regulations relating to student conduct. Students who violate district policies and regulations may be subject to discipline including, but not limited to, suspension, expulsion, transfer to alternative programs, or denial of participation in extracurricular or cocurricular activities in accordance with Board policy and administrative regulation. When appropriate, the Superintendent or designee shall notify local law enforcement.
(cf. 5131 - Conduct)
(cf. 5131.1 - Bus Conduct)
(cf. 5144 - Discipline)
(cf. 5144.1 - Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process)
(cf. 5144.2 - Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process (Students with Disabilities))
(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)
Annual Policy Review
The Board shall annually review this policy and implementing regulations.
35145 Public meetings
35160.5 District policy rules and regulations; requirements; matters subject to regulation
35179 Interscholastic athletics; associations or consortia
35181 Students' responsibilities
48850 Participation of foster youth in extracurricular activities and interscholastic sports
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
350 Fees not permitted
5531 Supervision of extracurricular activities of pupils
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42
2000h-2-2000h-6 Title IX, 1972 Education Act Amendments
Hartzell v. Connell, (1984) 35 Cal. 3d 899
CALIFORNIA TASK FORCE REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE
Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children: Preliminary Final Report, March 2009
California Association of Directors of Activities: http://www.cadal.org
California Department of Education, Educational Options Office: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/pf/mc
California Department of Education, Foster Youth Services: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/pf/fy/
Policy BURLINGAME SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: September 21, 2010 Burlingame, California