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Orchard ESD |  AR  6176  Instruction

Weekend/Saturday Classes   

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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.

Any class offered on a Saturday or Sunday pursuant to Education Code 37223, except in regional occupational centers or programs, shall be one offered Monday through Friday during the regular school week. (Education Code 37223)

(cf. 6111 - School Calendar)

Weekend attendance shall not result in crediting any student with more than five days of attendance per week. (Education Code 37223)

Attendance at weekend classes offered pursuant to Education Code 37223 shall be voluntary, except that truants, as defined in Education Code 48260, may be required to attend makeup classes on one day of a weekend in order to make up lost instructional time. (Education Code 37223)

(cf. 5113.1 - Chronic Absence and Truancy)

A student shall be excused from a weekend class if it is held on a day when such attendance would be in conflict with his/her religious beliefs. (Education Code 37252-37253, 48205)

(cf. 6141.2 - Recognition of Religious Beliefs and Customs)

Regulation ORCHARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

approved: February 26, 2013 San Jose, California