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Springdale School Board Approves Six Policies

Posted: February 12, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Policies for homeless students and alternative learning environment students are now in writing in the Springdale School District.

At A Glance

Homeless Students

Students are considered homeless in they:

Lack of a regular nighttime residence

Share a house with another person because of loss of housing, economic hardship or a similar reason

Live in motels, hotels, trailer parks or camping grounds

Live in emergency or transitional shelters

Were abandoned in hospitals

Are waiting for foster care placement

Source: Springdale School District Homeless Students Policy

At A Glance

Alternative Program

Springdale students must experience two of the following to be placed in the Alternative Learning Environment Program.

Disruptive behavior

Drop out from school

Personal problems or family problems that affect a student’s academic or social progress

Recurring absenteeism

Transition to or from residential programs

Source: Springdale School District Alternative Learning Environment Program Policy

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