HAMILTON-WENHAM REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

WENHAM, MA

H8013

EDUCATION OF PREGNANT AND/OR PARENTING STUDENTS

I.        Policy

The Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District does not discriminate against students who are pregnant and/or parenting they shall have access to the same education, co-curricular, and extracurricular opportunities as all other Hamilton-Wenham students.  After giving birth, students are permitted to return to the same academic and extracurricular programs in which they participated before they took the leave.

Pregnant and/or parenting students of compulsory age are required to attend school unless medical reasons indicate the contrary.  If the student's physician certifies that the student's medical condition requires that the student receives tutoring at home or in the hospital, the District will provide those services.

II.        Policy Review and Revision

This policy and its procedures will be reviewed every two years for compliance with state and federal law. Review and revision of these policies and procedures shall occur as needed, but at least every two years.

III.        Legal References

Title IX

        M.G.L.c. 76 §5

        603 CMR 28.03(3)(c)

        

Adopted: February 27, 2003  

Reviewed: January 23, 2014