Lakeside Union SD (Lakeside) | BP 5146 Students
Cautionary Notice: As added and amended by SBX3 4 (Ch. 12, Third Extraordinary Session, Statutes of 2009), ABX4 2 (Ch. 2, Fourth Extraordinary Session, Statutes of 2009), and SB 70 (Ch. 7, Statutes of 2011), Education Code 42605 grants districts flexibility in "Tier 3" categorical programs. The Lakeside Union School District has accepted this flexibility and thus is deemed in compliance with the statutory or regulatory program and funding requirements for these programs for the 2008-09 through 2014-15 fiscal years. As a result, the district may temporarily suspend certain provisions of the following policy or regulation that reflect these requirements. For further information, please contact the Superintendent or designee.
The Governing Board recognizes that early marriage, pregnancy or parenting may disrupt a student's education and increase the chance of a student dropping out of school. The Board therefore desires to provide instruction and services designed to assist in pregnancy prevention. The Board also desires to support male and female expectant and parenting students to attain strong academic and parenting skills and to promote the healthy development of their children.
(cf. 5147 - Dropout Prevention)
(cf. 5149 - At-Risk Students)
(cf. 6011 - Academic Standards)
(cf. 6146.1 - High School Graduation Requirements)
(cf. 6146.11 - Alternative Credits Toward Graduation)
(cf. 6146.2 - Certificate of Proficiency/High School Equivalency)
Married, expectant and parenting students shall have the same educational and extracurricular opportunities as all students. Participation in special programs or schools shall be voluntary.
(cf. 0410 - Nondiscrimination in District Programs and Activities)
(cf. 5127 - Graduation Ceremonies and Activities)
(cf. 6145 - Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities)
For school-related purposes, married students under the age of 18 are emancipated minors and have all the rights and privileges of students who are 18, even if the marriage has been dissolved. (Family Code 7002)
Expectant and Parenting Students
The Board is committed to providing to expectant and parenting students and their children a comprehensive, continuous, community-linked program that reflects the cultural and linguistic diversity of the community.
The Superintendent or designee shall collaborate with the County Superintendent of Schools and other community agencies and organizations to ensure that appropriate educational and related support services are available to meet the needs of expectant and parenting students their children.
(cf. 1020 - Youth Services)
(cf. 1400 - Relations Between Other Governmental Agencies and the Schools)
2551.3 Determination of state aid for pregnant minors program
17293 School facilities for pregnant/parenting teen programs
48220 Compulsory education requirement
48410 Persons exempted from continuation classes
49553 Nutrition supplements for pregnant/lactating students
49558 Confidentiality of applications and records for free or reduced price meals
51220.5 Parenting skills and education
51745 Independent study
52610.5 Enrollment of pregnant and parenting students in adult education
7002 Description of emancipated minor
7050 Purposes for which emancipated minor considered an adult
HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34
106.40 Marital or parental status
Pregnant and Parenting Students: A Report to the Legislature, April 1996
Policy statement on adolescent pregnancy and parenting, July 9, 1993
California Department of Public Health: http://www.cdph.ca.gov
Department of Social Services: http://www.dss.cahswnet.gov
Policy LAKESIDE UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: September 17, 2012 Lakeside, California