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Policy: JLD
School Guidance Programs and Services

The School Board is committed to ensuring a high quality school guidance program that is comprehensive, developmentally appropriate, fosters academic achievement and personal growth, and is provided to all District students in an equitable manner.

The program will be based on national standards and all requirements of the New Hampshire Educational Rules. It will include the following:

• distribution of information and support to students and families about academic programming, community supports, and other relevant information.

• prevention, intervention, and crisis response services

• promotion of personal, interpersonal, health, academic, and career development for all students through classroom programs and other services

It is the policy of this Board that that the school counselor collaborate with parents, students, staff, and community to remove barriers to learning and provide opportunities and supports to empower students to embrace their full potential and achieve their academic and personal aspirations.

Legal References:
NH Code of Administrative Rules, Section Ed. 306.13, Guidance Plan
NH Code of Administrative Rules, Section Ed. 306.15(b), Provision of Staff
NH Code of Administrative Rules, Section Ed. 306.39, Guidance Program

Approved: August 29, 2006