Stanislaus COE | AR 5144.4 Students
Required Parental Attendance
Whenever a teacher requires a parent/guardian to attend a portion of a school day with his/her child for the child's commission of an act specified in Education Code 48900(i) or (k), the principal shall send the parent/guardian a written notice that the parent/guardian's attendance is required pursuant to law. (Education Code 48900.1)
(cf. 5144 - Discipline)
(cf. 5144.1 - Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process)
(cf. 5144.2 - Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process (Students with Disabilities))
(cf. 5145.6 - Parental Notifications)
The notice shall:
1. Inform the parent/guardian of the date that his/her presence is expected, the length of the visit, and by what means he/she may arrange an alternate date
2. State that if the parent/guardian does not have a means of transportation to school, he/she may ride the school bus with the student
3. Direct the parent/guardian to meet with the principal after the visit and before leaving school
4. Direct the parent/guardian to contact the school if there are reasonable factors that would prevent him/her from complying with the attendance requirement
Attendance of the parent/guardian shall be limited to the class from which the student was removed. (Education Code 48900.1)
A parent/guardian who has received a written notice shall attend class as specified in the notice.
After completing the classroom visit and before leaving school premises, the parent/guardian also shall meet with the principal or designee. (Education Code 48900.1)
At the meeting with the student's parent/guardian, the principal or designee shall explain the Stanislaus County Office of Education's and school's discipline policies, including the disciplinary strategies that may be used to achieve proper student conduct.
When a parent/guardian does not respond to the request to attend school, the principal or designee shall contact him/her by any method that maintains the confidentiality of the student's records.
(cf. 5125 - Student Records)
Regulation STANISLAUS COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
approved: May 24, 2018 Modesto, California