Central Columbia School District

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The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 requires a number of parental notifications.  They include:
 
  • Parents shall have the right to inspect all instructional materials, including teachers' manuals, audiovisuals, or other supplementary instructional material used in the the instructional program in accordance with Board policy.  Instructional materials do not include tests or academic assessments.  Such requests shall be in writing and submitted to the building principal.
  • Parents have the right to inspect, upon request, a survey created by a third party prior to administration or distribution to a student.  Such requests shall be in writing and submitted to the building principal.
  • Parents have the right to inspect material and opt out the student from participating in any activity that results in the collection, disclosure, or use of personal information for purposes of marketing or selling that information.  This does not apply to the collection, disclosure, or use of personal information collected from students for the exclusive purpose of developing, evaluating, or providing educational products for or to students.
  • The school district shall provide a program for each student whose dominant language is not English for the purpose of facilitating the student's achievement of English proficiency and the academic standards.  Parents who believe their child qualifies for this program should contact the building principal or the curriculum coordinator.
  • The school district shall provide a program to address the needs an provide appropriate services to migrant students attending the district's schools.  Parents who believe their child qualifies for this program should contact the building principal.
  • The school district shall provide a program to address the needs and provide appropriate services to homeless students attending the district's schools.  Parents who believe their child qualifies for this program should contact the building principal or the curriculum coordinator.
  • The school district provides health examinations and screenings as defined in School Board Policy #6131.  This policy states, "Parents and guardians of students who are to receive physical and dental examinations or screenings shall be notified.  The notice shall include the date and location of the examination or screening and notice that the parent or guardian may attend or may have the examination or screening conducted privately at the parent's expense."  Each student shall receive a comprehensive health examination by the school physician upon original entry, in sixth grade, and in eleventh grade.  A private health and/or dental examination conducted at the parent's expense will be accepted in lieu of the school examination.  In addition, each student shall receive vision tests, hearing tests, height and weight measurements, tuberculosis tests, and other tests deemed advisable, at intervals established by the district.  Students may be exempted from such examinations or screenings if it is contrary to the parent's religious beliefs.
  • The School Board permits the disclosure of required student information about secondary students to representatives of post-secondary institutions and to representatives of the armed forces of the United States.  The disclosed information to recruiters routinely includes name, address, and telephone number.  Parents have the right to request that information not be disclosed without prior written consent.  Parents who desire to request that the district withhold this information should notify the building principal in writing.
  • Parents of Title I students shall receive, upon request, information regarding the qualifications and academic degrees of any professional or paraprofessional who provides instruction/instructional support to their child.  Parents desiring this information should contact the building principal in writing.

 

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