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How do I get copies of my student records?

How do I get copies of my student records?

A school district may permit access to pupil records to any person for whom a parent of the pupil has given written consent specifying the records to be released (California Education Code Section 49075(a)). A student does not need parental
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What will happen to me if I am truant or tardy?

What will happen to me if I am truant or tardy?

The California school system takes truancy very seriously.  They define a truant as a student missing more than 30 minutes of instruction without an excuse three times during the school year must be classified as a truant and reported to
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What are the rules for police in schools?

What are the rules for police in schools?

Police can interview students in school without parental permission, but must stop if a student asks for a parent to be present.  Police must only notify a parent if the child is being removed from the custody of the school
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Do I have to be immunized to attend school?

Do I have to be immunized to attend school?

Yes. Students who have not been properly immunized according to the Health and Safety Code will be excluded from attending school (California Education Code Section 48216). To find immunization requirements, refer to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 120325) of Part
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Education Services

We believe that school discipline is a major driving force in the inequitable educational outcomes faced by low income children and children of color. We represent Bay Area students in expulsion hearings in order to ensure access to education and to work against educational inequity. Sample