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Hope ESD  |  BP  3452  Business and Noninstructional Operations

Student Activity Funds   

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Student organizations may raise and spend money in order to promote the general welfare, morale and educational experiences of the students. Student funds shall finance worthwhile activities which go beyond those provided by the district. Minutes shall be kept of student organization meetings and shall properly reflect all financial activities.

(cf. 1321 - Solicitation of Funds from and by Students)

(cf. 3554 - Other Food Sales)

Student funds shall be managed in accordance with sound business procedures designed to encourage the largest possible educational return to students without sacrificing the safety of funds or exposing students to undue responsibility or unnecessary routine.

With Governing Board approval, student funds shall be held or invested in one of the ways allowed by law. (Education Codes 48933, 48936)

Student funds shall be disbursed according to procedures established by the student organization. All disbursements must be approved by a Board-designated official, the certificated employee who is the student organization advisor, and a student organization representative. (Education Code 48933)

The principal or designee shall be responsible for the proper conduct of all student organization financial activities. The Superintendent or designee shall periodically review the organizations' general financial structures and accounting procedures.

Legal Reference:


41020 Requirement for annual audit

48930-48938 Student body organization


adopted: July, 1992 Santa Barbara, California