AT-RISK STUDENTS

 

The Board of Education recognizes that academic failure by students can be directly associated with personal, social, emotional or behavioral problems beyond the traditional jurisdiction of the regular classroom. Therefore, the Board is committed to working in conjunction with a committee of faculty members, administrators and community members to implement a program which will serve to increase self-esteem, pride and academic excellence in potential at-risk students. With the understanding that there is no single solution to the at-risk problem, the district's program will be implemented through a series of activities within the classroom, small group counseling, individual counseling, and awareness and prevention efforts.

 

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Note: The reader is encouraged to check the index located at the beginning of this section for other pertinent policies and to review administrative procedures and/or forms for related information.

 

Adopted: December 14, 2000

 

Revised:

 

Cross Refs: JEA, Compulsory Attendance Ages and Part-Time Attendance

 

Legal Refs: 167.275, .273, .275, .280, RSMo.

 

Advance R-IV School District, Advance, Missouri

 

 

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