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Identification And Reporting Of Missing Children   

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Notices About Missing Children

Every school shall post in an appropriate area information provided by the Department of Justice on missing children. For elementary schools, such information shall be posted in an area restricted to adults. (Education Code 38139)

Elementary school principals are urged to review missing children's pictures whenever a new student enrolls or transfers into the school. (Education Code 49068.5)

(cf. 5111 - Admission)

(cf. 5118 - Transfers)

If a school receives notice from a law enforcement agency that a child enrolled in that school has been reported missing, the principal or designee shall place a notice that the child has been reported missing on the front of the child's school record. If a school receives a record inquiry or request from any person or entity regarding a missing child about whom the school has been notified, the principal or designee shall immediately notify the law enforcement authorities who informed the school of the missing child's status. (Education Code 49068.6)

(cf. 5125 - Student Records)

Administrative LA CANADA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

approval: May 13, 2003 La Canada Flintridge, California