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Before/After School Programs   

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The Governing Board desires to provide before-school and/or after-school enrichment programs that support the regular education program and provide safe, alternatives for students. In order to increase academic achievement of participating students, the content of such programs shall be aligned with the district's vision and goals for student learning, its curriculum, and district and state academic standards.

(cf. 0000 - Vision)

(cf. 0200 - Goals for the School District)

(cf. 5147 - Dropout Prevention)

(cf. 5148 - Child Care and Development)

(cf. 6011 - Academic Standards)

(cf. 6162.52 - High School Exit Examination)

(cf. 6176 - Weekend/Saturday Classes)

(cf. 6177 - Summer School)

(cf. 6179 - Supplemental Instruction)

The district's program shall be planned through a collaborative process that includes parents/guardians, students, and representatives of participating schools, governmental agencies including city and county parks and recreation departments, local law enforcement, community organizations, and, if appropriate, the private sector. (Education Code 8422, 8482.5)

(cf. 1020 - Youth Services)

(cf. 1400 - Relations Between Other Governmental Agencies and the Schools)

(cf. 1700 - Relations Between Private Industry and the Schools)

(cf. 6020 - Parent Involvement)

The establishment of any program shall be approved by the Board and the principal of each participating school. (Education Code 8421, 8482.3)

The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that all staff who directly supervise students in the district's before-school and/or after-school program possess appropriate knowledge and experience. As needed, staff and volunteers shall receive ongoing training related to their job responsibilities. (Education Code 8483.4)

(cf. 1240 - Volunteer Assistance)

(cf. 4131 - Staff Development)

(cf. 4222 - Teacher Aides/Paraprofessionals)

(cf. 4231 - Staff Development)

(cf. 4331 - Staff Development)

The program shall include academic and enrichment elements in accordance with law and administrative regulation. In addition, the program may include support services that reinforce the educational component and promote student health and well-being. including, but not limited to, drug and violence prevention programs, character education, and programs that promote parent/guardian involvement and family literacy.

(cf. 0450 - Comprehensive Safety Plan)

(cf. 3550 - Food Service/Child Nutrition Program)

(cf. 5030 - Student Wellness)

(cf. 5131.6 - Alcohol and Other Drugs)

(cf. 6142.7 - Physical Education and Activity)

A fee may be charged to participating families based on the actual cost of services. The fee may be waived or subsidized based on economic or other critical needs.

Eligible students ages 11-12 years shall be placed in a before-school or after-school program, if and when available, rather than subsidized child care and development services. During the time that the before-school or after-school program does not operate, students ages 11-12 years may be provided the option of enrolling in child care and development services in accordance with the priorities established in AR 5148 - Child Care and Development. (Education Code 8263.4)

(cf. 3260 - Fees and Charges)

The Board and the Superintendent or designee shall monitor student participation rates and identify measures that will be used to evaluate the program effectiveness. Such measures may include, but are not limited to, student outcome data; program self-assessment; feedback from staff, participating students, and parents/guardians: and observations of program activities. Program performance evaluation results shall be disseminated to the community.

(cf. 0500 - Accountability)

Every three years, the program shall review its after-school program plan, including program goals, program content, and outcome measures. Documentation of the program plan shall be maintained for a minimum of five years. (Education Code 8482.3)

(cf. 3580 - District Records)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

8263 Eligibility and priorities for subsidized child development services

8350-8359.1 Programs for CalWORKS recipients

8420-8428 21st Century After-School Program for Teens

8482-8484.6 After School Education and Safety Program

8484.7-8484.9 21st Century Community Learning Centers

17264 New construction; accommodation of before- and after-school programs

35021.3 After-school physical recreation instructors

45125 Criminal record check

49430-49434 Nutrition standards

49553 Free or reduced-price meals

69530-69547.9 Cal Grant program

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

6314 Title I schoolwide programs

6319 Program improvement

7171-7176 21st Century community learning centers

Management Resources:

CSBA ADVISORIES

Proposition 49: New Funding for Before and After School Programs, July 2006

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS

21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETS) Program Evaluation Guidebook 2005-06, July 2006

COUNCIL OF CHIEF STATE SCHOOL OFFICERS (CCSSO) PUBLICATIONS

Using NCLB Funds to Support Extended Learning Time: Opportunities for Afterschool Programs, August 2005

NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION PUBLICATIONS

Building and Sustaining After-School Programs: Successful Practices in School Board Leadership, 2005

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION NON-REGULATORY GUIDANCE

21st Century Community Learning Centers, February 2003

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS

After-School Programs: Keeping Children Safe and Smart, June 2000

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

Academy for Educational Development, Promising Practices in Afterschool: http://www.afterschool.org

California Department of Education, After School Partnerships Office: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/ba

California School-Age Consortium: http://calsac.org

Children Now: http://www.childrennow.org

Council of Chief State School Officers: http://www.ccsso.org

National School Boards Association, Extended-Day Learning Opportunities Program: http://www.nsba.org/edlo

Policy HAYWARD UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: November 13, 2013 Hayward, California

revised: September 16, 2015