Petaluma City Schools | BP 6145 Instruction
Extracurricular And Cocurricular Activities
The Board of Education recognizes that extracurricular and co-curricular activities enrich the educational and social development and experiences of students. The district shall encourage and support student participation in extracurricular and co-curricular activities without compromising the integrity and purpose of the educational program.
No extracurricular or co-curricular program or activity shall be provided or conducted separately and no district student's participation in extracurricular and co-curricular activities shall be required or refused based on the student's gender, sexual orientation, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, or mental or physical disability. Requirements for participation in extracurricular and co-curricular activities shall be limited to those that are essential to the success of the activity. (5 CCR 4925)
Any complaint regarding the district's extracurricular and co-curricular programs or activities shall be filed in accordance with BP/AR 1312.3 - Uniform Complaint Procedures.
(cf. 0410 - Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities)
(cf. 1312.3 - Uniform Complaint Procedures)
(cf. 5145.3 - Nondiscrimination/Harassment)
(cf. 5145.7 - Sexual Harassment)
No student shall be prohibited from participating in extracurricular and co-curricular activities related to the educational program because of inability to pay fees associated with the activity.
(cf. 3260 - Fees and Charges)
To be eligible to participate in extracurricular and co-curricular activities, students in grades 7 through 12 must demonstrate satisfactory educational progress in the previous grading period including but not limited to: (Education Code 35160.5)
1. Maintenance of a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale
2. Maintenance of minimum progress toward meeting high school graduation requirements
(cf. 6146.1 - High School Graduation Requirements)
(cf. 6162.52 - High School Exit Examination)
The Superintendent or designee may grant ineligible students a probationary period of not more than one semester. Students granted probationary eligibility must meet the required standards by the end of the probationary period in order to remain eligible for participation.
The Superintendent or designee shall provide the necessary assistance to help ineligible students achieve the academic standards required by law.
(cf. 6164.5 - Student Study Teams)
(cf. 6176 - Weekend/Saturday Classes)
(cf. 6177 - Summer School)
(cf. 6179 - Supplemental Instruction)
The Superintendent or designee may revoke a student's eligibility for participation in extracurricular and cocurricular activities when the student's poor citizenship is serious enough to warrant loss of this privilege.
(cf. 5144 - Discipline)
Annual Policy Review
The Board shall annually review this policy and implementing regulations.
35145 Public meetings
35160.5 District policy rules and regulations; requirements; matters subject to regulation
35179 Interscholastic athletics; associations or consortia
35181 Students' responsibilities
48850 Participation of foster youth in extracurricular activities and interscholastic sports
48930-48938 Student organizations
49024 Activity Supervisor Clearance Certificate
49700-49704 Education of children of military families
Article 9, Section 5 Common school system
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
350 Fees not permitted
4900-4965 Nondiscrimination in elementary and secondary education programs receiving state financial assistance
5531 Supervision of extracurricular activities of pupils
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42
2000h-2-2000h-6 Title IX, 1972 Education Act Amendments
Hartzell v. Connell, (1984) 35 Cal. 3d 899
Student Fees Litigation Update, ELA Advisory, May 20, 2011
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS
Pupil Fees, Deposits, or Other Charges, Fiscal Management Advisory 11-01, November 9, 2011
CALIFORNIA TASK FORCE REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE
Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children: Preliminary Final Report, March 2009
COMMISSION ON TEACHER CREDENTIALING CODED CORRESPONDENCE
10-11 Information on Assembly Bill 346 Concerning the Activity Supervisor Clearance Certificate (ASCC), July 20, 2010
California Association of Directors of Activities: http://www.cadal.org
California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov
Commission on Teacher Credentialing: http://www.ctc.ca.gov
Policy PETALUMA CITY SCHOOLS
adopted: June 25, 2002 Petaluma, California
revised: February 24, 2015
revised: March 8, 2016