146.  STUDENT SERVICES - Pg.

146.  STUDENT SERVICES

1.        Authority

        Title 22

        Sec. 4.13, 12.41

        Pol. 100

The Board directs that every six (6) years, the district shall develop a written plan for implementing a comprehensive and integrated K-12 program of student services, based on the needs of students.  The plan shall be made available for public inspection and comment in the district’s administrative offices for a minimum of twenty-eight (28) days prior to approval by the Board.

        Title 22

        Sec. 12.41

        

The Board directs that the Student Services Plan shall be reviewed and revised as necessary.

2.        Guidelines

        Title 22

        Sec. 12.41

Services offered by community agencies in District schools shall be coordinated by and be under the general direction of the School District.

        Title 22

        Sec. 12.41

The following categories of services shall be provided by the District and included in the Student Services Plan:

        Pol. 112, 113,                  209, 210,                  210.1

  1. Developmental services that address students’ needs throughout their district enrollment, which include: guidance counseling, psychological services, health services, home and school visitor services, and social work services that support students in addressing academic, behavioral, health, personal and social development issues.

  1. Diagnostic, intervention and referral services for students experiencing problems attaining educational achievement appropriate to their learning potential.

      SC 1547

      Title 22

      Sec. 12.42

      Pol. 236

  1. Consultation and coordination services for students who are experiencing chronic problems that require multiple services by teams or specialists.

The district shall plan and provide for a Student Assistance Program (SAP) in accordance with applicable law and regulations.

        Title 22

        Sec. 12.41

The district’s student services shall:

  1. Be an integral part of the instructional program at all levels of the school system.

  1. Provide information to students and parents/guardians about the educational opportunities of the school’s instructional program and how to access those opportunities.

        Pol. 112, 115

  1. Provide career information and assessments to inform students and parents/guardians about work and career options available to individual students.

        Pol. 209, 210,                  210.1, 227

  1. Provide basic health services required by law for students and provide information to parents/guardians about the health needs of their children.

3.        Delegation of         Responsibility

The Superintendent or designee shall be responsible to develop, implement and monitor a Student Services Plan that complies with state regulations and is available to all students.

      Title 22

      Sec. 12.41

The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that all persons delivering student services are specifically licensed or certified as required by law or regulations.

References:

School Code – 24 P.S. Sec. 1547

State Board of Education Regulations – 22 PA Code Sec. 4.13, 12.41, 12.42

Board Policy – 100, 112, 113, 115, 209, 209.1, 210, 210.1, 227, 235.1, 236, 808

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