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Administrative Procedures

Administrative Procedure 353

Students at Risk

Background

Preamble:

 

Wild Rose Public Schools cooperates with government agencies when dealing with certain students at risk that result in severe attendance and/or behaviour problems.  Furthermore, the Division will endeavour to help parents become aware of the various government agencies available to assist students at risk.

Procedures

Procedures:

 

1.      The Principal, upon identifying an attendance and/or behaviour problem will communicate the concern with the student and parents. This will include expectations that the student must meet.

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2.      If there is no improvement on the student’s part, a letter will be sent to the parents indicating the seriousness of the problem. A meeting between the parents and the school will be arranged, if possible.

 

3.      At this meeting, (2) above, the Principal shall provide information to the parents as to various government agencies available to students at risk. The Principal shall also outline conditions under which the student may stay in school.

 

4.      If the student fails to meet these conditions, (s)/he may be suspended from school and referred, together with recommendations, to the Superintendent.

 

 

Reviewed:            August, 2011

Next Review by:   August, 2016

References

Legislative References:

 

         School Act Section 13, 14, 15, 45, 47, 60, 61

         Services for Students and Children Policy 1.8.1

 

Board Policy:

 

         Policy 11 Delegation

 

Cross-references:

 

         AP 316 Student Health Services

         AP 330 Student Attendance

         AP 350 Student Behaviour and Conduct