Maine Revised Statutes

§5024. Local school unit policy

Each school administrative unit shall develop and adopt a policy consistent with this subchapter. Establishment and administration of the local school unit policy is subject to the following. [1995, c. 610, §1 (NEW).]

1. Policy.  Local school unit policy must be submitted to and placed on file in the department by January 1, 1997.
[ 1995, c. 610, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Implementation.  Locally approved policy is implemented and administered by the local school unit.
[ 1995, c. 610, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Provision of information.  At the request of the student or the student's parent or guardian, public schools shall make available to home-schooled students, in a form determined by the school, information regarding access to public school resources and services, participation in public school activities and attendance at public schools. This information must include:
A. Requirements regarding initial health and developmental screening for motor skills, vision, hearing and immunization; and [1995, c. 610, §1 (NEW).]
B. Criteria for participation of home-schooled students in curricular, cocurricular and extracurricular activities. [1995, c. 610, §1 (NEW).]
[ 1995, c. 610, §1 (NEW) .]
4. Appeals.  Appeals from administration and application of the local school unit policy are heard by the local school unit's school board, whose decision is final and binding.
[ 1995, c. 610, §1 (NEW) .]
1995, c. 610, §1 (NEW).