Petaluma City Schools | BP 1250 Community Relations
The Board of Education encourages parents/guardians and interested members of the community to visit the schools and view the educational program.
To ensure minimum interruption of the instructional program, the Superintendent or designee shall establish procedures which facilitate visits during regular school days. Visits during school hours should be first arranged with the teacher and principal or designee. If a conference is desired, an appointment should be set with the teacher during noninstructional time.
To ensure the safety of students and staff and avoid potential disruptions, all visitors shall register immediately upon entering any school building or grounds when school is in session.
(cf. 1112 - Media Relations)
(cf. 3515.2 - Disruptions)
For purposes of school safety and security, the district may design a visible means of identification for visitors while on school premises.
No electronic listening or recording device may be used by students or visitors in a classroom without the teacher and principal's permission. (Education Code 51512)
(cf. 5144 - Discipline)
32210 Willful disturbance of public school or meeting
32211 Threatened disruption or interference with classes; misdemeanor
32212 Classroom interruptions
35160 Authority of governing boards
35292 Visits to schools (board members)
51512 Prohibited use of electronic listening or recording device
1070 Refusal to disclose news source
230.8 Discharge or discrimination for taking time off
627.2 Necessity of registration by outsider
627.7 Misdemeanors; punishment
ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINIONS
95 Ops.Cal.Atty.Gen. 509 (1996)
Policy PETALUMA CITY SCHOOLS
adopted: June 25, 2002 Petaluma, California