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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 Orchard Elementary 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.

Cautionary Notice 2010-13: AB 1610 (Ch. 724, Statutes of 2010) amended Education Code 37252.2 and Government Code 17581.5 to relieve districts from the obligation, until July 1, 2013, to perform any activities that are deemed to be reimbursable state mandates under those sections. As a result, certain provisions of the following policy or administrative regulation that reflect those requirements may be suspended.

The Governing Board may provide classes on Saturday and/or Sunday in order to meet the academic needs of students.

(cf. 6111 - School Calendar)

Weekend classes may include but are not limited to: (Education Code 37223)

1. Continuation classes

(cf. 6184 - Continuation Education)

2. Special day classes for mentally gifted minors

(cf. 6172 - Gifted and Talented Student Program)

3. Makeup classes for unexcused absences occurring during the week

(cf. 5113 - Absences and Excuses)

(cf. 5113.1 - Chronic Absence and Truancy)

(cf. 6154 - Homework/Makeup Work)

Saturday classes also may be used to provide supplemental instruction for students who are failing to meet academic requirements and/or students who desire enrichment in core academic subjects in accordance with law, Board policy and administrative regulation. (Education Code 37252, 37252.2, 37252.8, 37253, 41505-41506)

(cf. 5123 - Promotion/Acceleration/Retention)

(cf. 6146.1 - High School Graduation Requirements)

(cf. 6179 - Supplemental Instruction)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

37223 Weekend classes

37252-37254.1 Supplemental instruction

41505-41508 Pupil Retention Block Grant

41601 Reports of average daily attendance

42239 Summer school attendance computation

44824 Weekend classes, assignment of certificated employees

48070-48070.5 Promotion and retention, supplemental instruction

48205 Excused absence for personal reasons

48260 Truants, definition

51000-52706 General instructional programs, especially

51002 Development of local programs within guidelines

REPEALED EDUCATION CODE FOR CATEGORICAL PROGRAMS

53025-53032 Intensive reading instruction

53091-53095 Intensive algebra instruction

Policy ORCHARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: February 26, 2013 San Jose, California