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Awards For Achievement   

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The Board of Education encourages excellence as a goal for all students and wishes to publicly recognize students for unique or exemplary achievements in academic, athletic, extracurricular, or community service activities.

(cf.5121 - Grades/Evaluation of Student Achievement)

(cf. 5127 - Elementary/Middle School Promotion Exercises)

(cf. 6142.4 - Service Learning/Community Service Classes)

District/School Awards

Student awards may include verbal recognition, a letter, a certificate, a board resolution, a public ceremony, trophy, gift, plaque, or cash gift.

The superintendent or designee shall develop criteria for the selection of student award recipients.

Biliteracy Award

In order to affirm the value of bilingualism and encourage students' enrollment in world language programs, the superintendent or designee may present awards at appropriate grade levels to recognize the pursuit and/or attainment of grade-level proficiency in one or more languages in addition to English.

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 ESCONDIDO UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: January 25, 1990 Escondido, California

revised: January 18, 2007

revised: October 27, 2016

revised: September 12, 2019