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Sausalito Marin City SD |  BP  6173.2  Instruction

Education Of Children Of Military Families   

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The Board of Trustees recognizes the challenges to the academic success of children of military families caused by the frequent moves or deployments of their parents/guardians in fulfillment of military service. In accordance with law, the district shall provide such students with academic resources, services, and opportunities for extracurricular and enrichment activities that are available to all district students.

(cf. 5125 - Student Records)

(cf. 6011 - Academic Standards)

(cf. 6145 - Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities)

(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)

(cf. 6179 - Supplemental Instruction)

In making decisions about children of military families, including decisions regarding their enrollment, placement, eligibility for extracurricular activities, or waiver of any graduation requirement, the Superintendent or designee shall be flexible to the extent permitted by law and district policy.

(cf. 5117 - Interdistrict Attendance)

(cf. 6146.1 - High School Graduation Requirements)

(cf. 6146.3 - Reciprocity of Academic Credit)

The Superintendent or designee shall work with parents/guardians and shall collaborate with local, state, and other agencies within and outside the state to facilitate the transition of children of military families into and out of the district.

(cf. 1020 - Youth Services)

(cf. 1400 - Relations Between Other Governmental Agencies and the Schools)

(cf. 5020 - Parent Rights and Responsibilities)

(cf. 6020 - Parent Involvement)

The Superintendent or designee shall regularly report to the Board on the educational outcomes of children of military families enrolled in district schools, including, but not limited to, school attendance, student achievement test results, promotion and retention rates by grade levels, participation in extracurricular activities, and graduation rates.

(cf. 0500 - Accountability)

(cf. 5123 - Promotion/Acceleration/Retention)

(cf. 6162.51 - Standardized Testing and Reporting Program)

(cf. 6162.52 - High School Exit Examination)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

35160.5 District policy rules and regulations; requirements; matters subject to regulation

35179 Interscholastic athletics; associations or consortia

35181 Students' responsibilities

35351 Assignment of students to particular schools

46600-46611 Interdistrict attendance agreements

48050-48054 Nonresidents

48200-48208 Persons included (compulsory education law)

49700-49704 Education of children of military families

51225.3 Requirements for graduation

51240-51246 Exemptions from requirements

51250-51251 School-age military dependents

60850-60859 High school exit examination

66204 Certification of high school courses as meeting university admissions criteria

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 10

1209 Transfer to inactive status list instead of separation

1211 Members on temporary disability retired list: return to active duty; promotion

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

1400-1482 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 29

794 Section 504

Management Resources:

CALIFORNIA TASK FORCE REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE

Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children: Preliminary Final Report, March 2009

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Department of Education, Educational Options Office: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/pf/mc

Policy SAUSALITO MARIN CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: February 11, 2010 Sausalito, California