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Administrative Procedure 205-1

                                                                                                                                                           

 

WILD ROSE SCHOOL DIVISION

NOTICE FORM UNDER SECTION 11.1 OF THE ALBERTA HUMAN RIGHTS ACT and

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE 205 CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES

 

Dear Parent/Guardian:                                                                              Date:  ____________________

 

Your child/ward is currently enrolled in a course or program of studies that (check one):

 

a)      includes subject matter that deals primarily and explicitly with (specify)

                  □ religion          □ human sexuality, or          □ sexual orientation); or

 

b)      uses an instructional material or exercise that includes subject matter that deals primarily and explicitly with (specify)

      □ religion          □ human sexuality, or          □ sexual orientation

 

The subject matter is contained in the following areas:  (identify the theme/outcome of the course or program of studies, the exercise or the instructional material that contains the subject matter).

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

The purpose for the inclusion of this subject matter in the course or program of studies is:

(identify the learning outcome associated with the identified subject matter).

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

                                                                                                                                                           

 

Instruction involving the subject matter will be provided on                                                                     

(specify date and time).  Pursuant to section 11.1(2) of the Human Rights Act and Wild Rose School Divisions Administrative Procedure 205 Controversial Issues (copy attached), you as a parent/guardian may request that your child/ward be excluded from the above identified instruction, without academic penalty, by having your child/ward either:

 

a)      leave the classroom or place where the instruction is taking place or where the instructional material is being used for the duration of that part of the instruction; or

 

b)      remain in the classroom or place where the instruction is taking place without taking part in the instruction or use of instructional material.

 

In order to exercise this option, you must sign and return the attached exemption form to ________________________________ (specify individual) on or before the date of the instruction indicated above. If this form is not returned before that date, your child/ward will be included in the instruction above.

 

If you would like additional information about the content of this notification, please contact ________________________________ (specify name of teacher or principal).

 

Sincerely,    (Name of teacher or principal and school name)

 

 


Administrative Procedure 205-1

                                                                                                                                               

 

WILD ROSE SCHOOL DIVISION

NOTICE FORM

STUDENT EXEMPTION UNDER SECTION 11.1 OF THE ALBERTA HUMAN RIGHTS ACT and ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE 205 CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES

 

 

Submit to: Principal/Teacher of ____________________________________ (identify name).

 

In response to the notice dated __________________________ (date of notice) provided to me by ___________________________________ (identify school) as required by Section 11.1 of the Alberta Human Rights Act and Wild Rose School Divisions Administrative Procedure 205 Controversial Issues (copy attached) indicating that a course or program of studies in which my child/ward is enrolled, or an instructional material or exercise used in a course or program of studies in which my child/ward is enrolled, includes subject matter that deals primarily and explicitly with: with (specify)

      □ religion          □ human sexuality, or          □ sexual orientation

 

I, ____________________________________________ (name of parent/ legal guardian), in accordance with section 11.1(2) of the Human Rights Act, hereby request that my child/ward, ______________________________________ (name of child/ward) be excluded from the instruction, exercise or the use of instructional material identified in the notice.

 

I request that my child/ward: (check relevant box):

 

□   a)   Leave the classroom or place where the instruction is taking place or where the instructional material is being used for the duration of that part of the instruction; OR

 

□   b)   Remain in the classroom or place where the instruction is taking place without taking part in the instruction or use of instructional material.

 

I confirm that I am the legal guardian of ________________________________ (name of child/ward) and have chosen to exercise my option to have my child/ward excluded from the instruction described in the notice from _______________________________________ School (name of school) on the dates indicated in the notice. I also confirm that it is my obligation to ensure that this form is returned to the school principal/teacher on or before the date of the instruction indicated in the notice.

 

The child/ward to whom this exemption notice applies is:

 

_________________________________ (name of child/ward).  Grade: __________

 

______________________________________                                          _______________________

Signature of Parent/Legal Guardian                                                        Date

 

______________________________________                                          _______________________

Signature of Independent Student                                                          Date

(if applicable)