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Modoc Joint USD |  1000 |  BP  5126  Students

Awards For Achievement   

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

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

(cf. 5127 - Graduation Ceremonies and Activities)

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

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

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

Golden State Seal Merit Diploma

At graduation from high school, special recognition shall be awarded to those students whose academic achievements in core curriculum areas have been outstanding.

The Superintendent or designee shall identify high school students who have demonstrated mastery of the high school curriculum qualifying them for the Golden State Seal Merit Diploma. (Education Code 51454)

(cf. 6162.51 - Standardized Testing and Reporting Program)

(cf. 6142.2 - World/Foreign Language Instruction)

(cf. 6174 - Education for English Language Learners)

(cf. 1260 - Educational Foundation)

(cf. 3290 - Gifts, Grants and Bequests)

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">http://www">http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sr/meritdiploma.asp

Californians Together: http://www.californianstogether.org

Policy MODOC JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: October 12, 2010 Alturas, California