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Mark Twain Union ESD |  BP  5144.4  Students

Required Parental Attendance   

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The Governing Board is committed to providing a safe school environment and setting expectations for appropriate student conduct. The Superintendent or designee may involve parents/guardians in student discipline as necessary to improve a student's behavior and encourage personal responsibility.

(cf. 5131 - Conduct)

(cf. 5131.1 - Bus Conduct)

(cf. 5131.2 - Bullying)

(cf. 5144 - Discipline)

(cf. 6020 - Parent Involvement)

When removing a student from class pursuant to Education Code 48910 for committing an act of obscenity, habitual profanity or vulgarity, disruption of school activities, or willful defiance, the teacher of the class may require any parent/guardian who lives with the student to accompany the student for a portion of a school day in the class from which the student has been removed. (Education Code 48900.1)

(cf. 5144.1 - Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process)

(cf. 5144.2 - Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process (Students with Disabilities)

Any teacher requiring parental attendance pursuant to this policy shall apply the policy uniformly to all students within the classroom. (Education Code 48900.1)

District and school-site rules for student discipline shall include procedures for implementing parental attendance requirements. (Education Code 48900.1)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

35291 Rules (for government and discipline of schools)

35291.5 Rules and procedures on school discipline

48900-48927 Suspension and expulsion, especially:

48900 Grounds for suspension and expulsion

48900.1 Required parental attendance

48910 Suspension by teacher

Management Resources:

CSBA PUBLICATIONS

Safe Schools: Strategies for Governing Boards to Ensure Student Success, 2011

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS PUBLICATIONS

Dear Colleague Letter on the Nondiscriminatory Administration of School Discipline, January 2014

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Attorney General's Office: http://www.oag.ca.gov

California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/crdc-2012-data-summary.pdf

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osdfs

Policy MARK TWAIN UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: June 18, 2015 Angels Camp, California