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San Carlos ESD |  BP  1020  Community Relations

Youth Services   

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The Governing Board will support all district students to achieve their highest potential regardless of their social, health, or economic circumstances shall provide support services for children and families to the extent possible and shall work with other local governments, businesses, foundations, and community-based organizations, as appropriate, to improve the health, safety, and well-being of the community's youth. The Board shall collaborate with city and county elected officials to design and coordinate multi-agency programs that respond to the needs of children and families and provide more efficient use of district and community resources.

(cf. 0450 - Comprehensive Safety Plan)

(cf. 5030 - Student Wellness)

(cf. 5131.6 - Alcohol and Other Drugs)

(cf. 5136 - Gangs)

(cf. 5141.32 - Health Screening for School Entry)

(cf. 5141.4 - Child Abuse Prevention and Reporting)

(cf. 5141.52 - Suicide Prevention)

(cf. 5141.6 - School Health Services)

(cf. 5146 - Married/Pregnant/Parenting Students)

(cf. 5148 - Child Care and Development)

(cf. 5148.2 - Before/After School Programs)

(cf. 5148.3 - Preschool/Early Childhood Education)

(cf. 5149 - At-Risk Students)

(cf. 6164.2 - Guidance/Counseling Services)

(cf. 6173 - Education for Homeless Children)

(cf. 6173.1 - Education for Foster Youth)

The Superintendent and appropriate staff shall cooperate with public and private entities in the planning and implementation of joint projects or activities within the community.

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

(cf. 1700 - Relations Between Private Industry and the Schools)

In order to identify priorities for youth services, the Board shall encourage a periodic assessment of children's needs within the community, which will include, but not be limited to, needs based on poverty, child abuse and neglect, poor physical or mental health, homelessness, placement in foster care, lack of access to child care, substance abuse, or violence. The needs assessment will examine the extent to which students' needs are being met through existing services in the district and in the community, the costs of providing those services, and any gaps, delay, or duplication of services.

The Board shall approve the services to be offered by the district, the resources that will be allocated to support collaboration, and any development or joint use of facilities with other jurisdictions.

(cf. 1330 - Use of School Facilities)

(cf. 3100 - Budget)

The Board shall communicate with the community about the district's collaborative efforts and the conditions of children within the schools and will advocate for local, state, and national policies, programs, and initiatives designed to improve the conditions of children and youth.

(cf. 1100 - Communication with the Public)

(cf. 1160 - Political Processes)

(cf. 9000 - Role of the Board)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

8800-8807 Healthy Start support services for children

49073 Privacy of student records

49075 Parent/guardian permission for release of student records

49557.2 Sharing of information for MediCal eligibility

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

120440 Immunization records; release to local health departments

130100-130155 Early childhood development; First 5 Commission

WELFARE AND INSTITUTIONS CODE

5850-5883 Mental Health Services Act

18961.5 Computerized database; families at risk for child abuse; sharing of information

18980-18983.8 Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council

18986-18986.30 Interagency Children's Services Act

18986.40-18986.46 Multidisciplinary services teams

18986.50-18986.53 Integrated day care program

18987.6-18987.62 Family-based services

Management Resources:

CSBA PUBLICATIONS

Expanding Access to High-Quality Preschool Programs: A Resource Guide for School Leaders, rev. April 2008

Educating Foster Youth: Best Practices and Board Considerations, Policy Brief, March 2008

Mental Health Services Act (Proposition 63): Collaborative Opportunity to Address Mental Health, Policy Advisory, October 2007

Maximizing School Board Governance: Community Leadership, 1996

CHILDREN NOW PUBLICATIONS

California Report Card: The State of the State's Children, 2008

CITIES, COUNTIES AND SCHOOLS PARTNERSHIP PUBLICATIONS

Healthy Children, Healthy Communities: An Action Guide for California Communities, 2006

Stretching Community Dollars: Cities, Counties and School Districts Building for the Future, 2006

YOUTH LAW CENTER PUBLICATIONS

Model Form for Consent to Exchange Confidential Information among the Members of an Interagency Collaborative, 1995

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Department of Education, Learning Support: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls

California Department of Public Health: http://www.cdph.ca.gov

California Department of Social Services: http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov

California State Association of Counties: http://www.csac.counties.org

Children Now: http://www.childrennow.org

Cities, Counties and Schools Partnership: http://www.ccspartnership.org

First 5 California: http://www.ccfc.ca.gov

League of California Cities: http://www.cacities.org

Youth Law Center: http://www.ylc.org

Policy SAN CARLOS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: December 12, 2013 San Carlos, California