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El Dorado Union HSD |  AR  5131.10  Students

Electronic Signaling Devices   

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Students may possess electronic signaling devices on El Dorado Union High School District property and during school/district sponsored activities. Such devices include, but shall not be limited to, portable pagers and cellular telephones.

Students shall turn off, not use, and keep out of sight signaling devices during a time and place of instruction, whether in a classroom or other instructional location. They shall also be turned off, not used, and out of sight while in the school library or while at a school assembly. School site principals may institute further restrictions at their particular school based on site preferences. These restrictions shall be well publicized to students and parents.

No student shall be prohibited from possessing or using an electronic signaling device that is determined by a licensed physician and surgeon to be essential for the health of the student and use of which is limited to purposes related to the health of the student. (Education Code 48901.5)

Students who violate this regulation shall be subject to disciplinary procedures as a willful defiance of school rules. The device may be confiscated by school administration and suspension may result from repeated or extremely serious violations.

Regulation EL DORADO UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

approved: January 28, 2003 Placerville, California

revised: August 2004