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BP 6173.2

Instruction

Education Of Children Of Military Families

 

The San Benito County Board of Education (County Board) 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 San Benito County Office of Education (SBCOE) shall provide such students with academic resources, services, and opportunities for extracurricular and enrichment activities that are available to all district students.

 

(cf. 6011 – Academic Standards)

(cf. 6180 – Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities)

(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 SBCOE policy.

 

(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 SBCOE programs.

 

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

(cf. 6020 – Parent Involvement)

(cf. 0500 – Accountability)

(cf. 6162.51 – State Academic Achievement Tests)

 

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)

48300-48316 Student attendance alternatives, school district of choice program

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

 

Policy Adopted: 3-7-18