JJ: Employment of Students

In-School Employment

Students may be employed by the district. The district shall not employ students in hazardous jobs.

Outside Employment During the School Day

A student who needs to work due to hardship on a regular basis during the school day shall file a written request with the principal. This request must be signed by the parent indicating permission. If the request is approved, the student shall file a work schedule with the principal. Changes in the schedule shall be reported by the student to the principal. The student shall not begin the new schedule unless the change is approved by the principal.

Vocational or Other Work Experience

A student who works in a board-approved vocational or other work-experience program shall have a schedule developed cooperatively by the employer and the supervising teacher and approved by the principal prior to beginning the work activity.

All board policies remain applicable to students participating in vocational or other work experience programs.

Approved: July 25, 2016