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Petaluma City Schools |  5000 |  AR  5111.11  Students

Residency Of Students With Caregiver   

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Students shall qualify as district residents if placed within the district in a regularly established licensed children's institution, a licensed foster home, or a family home pursuant to a commitment or placement under Welfare and Institutions Code 200-987. The agency placing a student in such a home or institution shall provide evidence to the school that the placement or commitment is pursuant to law. (Education Code 48204)

Students shall qualify as district residents if they reside in the home of a care-giving adult within district boundaries. (Education Code 48204)

Upon enrollment, the care-giving adult shall execute, under penalty of perjury, the affidavit specified in Family Code 6552.

When their whereabouts is known, parents/guardians of students living with a caregiver or in foster care shall receive all parental notifications required by law. They shall be contacted for all major educational decisions concerning enrollment, discipline and final grades.

(cf. 5145.6 - Parental Notifications)

Caregivers and foster parents who have filed the affidavit specified in Family Code 6552 may authorize school-related medical care.

(cf. 5141- Health Care and Emergencies)

Caregivers and foster parents shall receive a copy of all school notices.

(cf. 5111.1 - District Residency)

(cf. 6159.3 - Appointment of Surrogate Parent for Special Education Students)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

35351 Assignment of students to particular schools

42920-42925 Educational services

48200-48204 Persons included (compulsory education law)

56028 Parent

56050 Surrogate parent

FAMILY CODE

6550-6552 Caregivers

GOVERNMENT CODE

7579.5 Surrogate parent

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 22

87001 Definitions

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34

300.517 Surrogate Parent

Management Resources:

CDE MANAGEMENT ADVISORIES

0912.94 New Law on Establishing Residence 94-09

Regulation PETALUMA CITY SCHOOLS

approved: June 25, 2002 Petaluma, California