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2015-16 DISCIPLINE MATRIX


The chart below indicates the types of disciplinary action that may apply to each behavior.


Behavior

First Offense

Second Offense

Repeated Offenses

Possession of Gang Related Material.

Written Reflection, Parent phone call

One week campus beautification, parent conference

Community Service Project, second parent conference, subject to random searches

Gum/Food in Classroom

Classroom clean up

Campus beautification and parent call

1 week of campus beautification during lunch

Public Displays of Affection

Written Reflection, parent phone call

Parent conference,  1 week admin shadow during lunch and nutrition

Second parent conference with all parents, joint agreement of further consequences

Gambling

Without money

1 day detention, parent call

Parent phone call, 1 week lunch clean up, written reflection

Parent conference, second written reflection, 1 week lunch clean up with aide shadow

Gambling

With money

Admin conference, 1 week lunch clean up

Parent conference, 1 week admin shadow during lunch and nutrition

Second parent conference, Community Service Project, Confiscation of money to go towards community service project

Class Disruption

(referral by teacher)

Admin/Teacher/Student Conference, discussion of supports and next steps

Parent/Admin/Teacher/Student conference, behavior contract, 1 week service to affected teacher.

Parent/Admin/Teacher/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service to affected authorities for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow and saturday school.

Defiance of School Authority (Teacher/Classified)

Admin/Teacher/Student Conference, discussion of supports and next steps, 2 days service to affected teacher/staff, parent phone call.

Parent/Admin/Teacher/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service to affected authorities for duration of contract.

Parent/Admin/Teacher/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service to affected authorities for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow and saturday school.

Evades Administrator/Classified

Service to administrator/classified staff evaded, written reflection.

Parent conference, week of admin shadow during lunch and nutrition

Parent/Admin/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service to affected authorities for duration of contract.

Swearing (non-directed)

in class- 5 minute after/service with apology

outside of class - 5 minute time out/service with apology

Parent phone call, 2 hours service to office.

Parent/Admin/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract.

Swearing (Teacher Directed)

Admin/teacher/student conference 1 - 3 days of service depending on severity of incident, parent call

Admin/parent/teacher/student conference 1 - 2 weeks of service depending on severity of incident

Parent/Admin/Teacher/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service to affected authorities for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow and saturday school.

Forgery

(Pass)

Loss of pass privileges for 2 weeks, parent phone call.

Permanent loss of pass privileges for semester, parent phone call.

parent/admin/student conference, 10 hours of service to office.

Forgery

(letter for attendance, imitation of voices on phone calls)

parent phone call, 2 hours service to office.

parent/admin/student conference, 10 hours of service to office.

parent/admin/student conference, 10 hours of saturday service

Off Campus w/o pass

parent/admin/student conference, 2 hours after school service

parent/admin/student conference, 10 hours after school service

parent/admin/student conference, 10 hours of saturday service

No Show to Detention

parent/admin/student conference, 2 hours after school service

parent/admin/student conference, 10 hours after school service

parent/admin/student conference, 10 hours of saturday service

No Show to Saturday School

2 days of Saturday School, parent contact

parent/admin/student conference, 20 hours of saturday service

All past consequences and Parent/Admin/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract.

Cutting Class

Parent/teacher contact, and time made up after school, written apology to teacher.

parent/admin/student conference, 10 hours after school service

parent/admin/student conference, 20 hours of saturday service

Truancy

(all day)

parent/admin/student conference, 5 hours of saturday service.

parent/admin/student conference, 20 hours of saturday service

Parent/Admin/Grade level/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow and saturday school.

Pulling Fire Alarm

parent/admin/student conference, 20 hours of saturday service

parent/admin/student conference, 20 hours of saturday service

Police Report/citation

Parent/Admin/Grade level/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow and saturday school.

Possession of/or igniting matches or lighters

Admin/student conference, confiscation of contraband, 2 hours school service, parent contact

Parent/admin/student conference, confiscation of contraband, 10 hours school service

Parent/Admin/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow

Sale of Drugs or Alcohol

Possession of Drugs or Alcohol

Pre Expulsion hearing

Parent/Admin/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow

Expulsion/Recommendation for school change

Police Report/citation/arrest


Weapons

Injurious Objects/Possession of, sold or otherwise furnished any firearm, knife, explosive objects, fireworks, stink bombs, etc.

Parent/admin/student conference, confiscation of contraband, 10 hours school service

Pre Expulsion hearing

Parent/Admin/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow

Expulsion/Recommendation for school change

Police Report/citation/arrest

Extortion/Robbery/Petty Theft

Parent/admin/student conference, 10 hours after school service, restitution to harmed parties

Pre Expulsion hearing

Parent/Admin/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow, restitution to harmed parties

Expulsion/Recommendation for school change

Police Report/citation/arrest

Vandalism, Tagging

Clean-Up, 2 hours school service, parent phone call

Parent/Admin conference, 10 hours school service.

Parent/Admin/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow

Fighting (includes play fighting)

Parent/Admin conference, 10 hours school service.

Second parent conference with all parents, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract.

Pre Expulsion hearing

Parent/Admin/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow, restitution to harmed parties

Inciting Racial Confrontation

Parent/admin/student conference, 10 hours after school service, restitution to harmed parties

Pre Expulsion hearing

Parent/Admin/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow, restitution to harmed parties

Expulsion/Recommendation for school change

Police Report/citation/arrest

Possession of an imitation firearm/weapon (replica)

Parent/admin/student conference, confiscation of contraband, 10 hours school service

Parent/admin/student conference, confiscation of contraband, 20 hours school service

Police Report/citation/arrest

Community Service Project

Sexual Harassment

Parent/admin/student conference, 10 hours after school service, restitution to harmed parties

Parent/Admin/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow, restitution to harmed parties

Community Service Project

Police Report/citation


Caused/Attempted to cause/threatened some with bodily harm

Parent/admin/student conference, 10 hours after school service, restitution to harmed parties

Pre Expulsion hearing

Parent/Admin/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow, restitution to harmed parties

Community Service Project

Expulsion/Recommendation for school change

Police Report/citation/arrest


Igniting Fires

Police Report/citation/arrest

Parent/admin/student conference, 10 hours after school service, restitution

Pre Expulsion hearing

Parent/Admin/Student conference, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow, restitution to harmed parties

Expulsion/Recommendation for school change

Police Report/citation/arrest

Dress Code Violations

Parent phone call, students to write paragraph after school on plan to make sure uniform always at school, receives loaner.

Parent/Student/Admin conference - problem solve uniform, community service presentation on value of school uniforms

Parent/Admin/Student conference, uniform contract, 2 weeks service for duration of contract. If violates, start over.

Internet/Email/Computer Violation

See AUP

See AUP

See AUP

Violation of Cell Phone Policy

Item confiscated, returned to student at end of school day, parent notified.

Confiscation, parent pick up.

Confiscation for 1 week with parent conference.

Possession of Cigarettes/Tobacco

Parent/admin/student conference, confiscation of contraband, 10 hours school service

Parent/Admin/Student conference, confiscation of contraband, behavior contract, daily service for duration of contract

Police Report/citation

Parent/Admin/Student conference, confiscation of contraband, behavior contract, daily service for duration of contract

Smoking on Campus

Parent/Admin/Student conference, confiscation of contraband, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow

Community service project

Pre Expulsion hearing

Parent/Admin/Student conference, confiscation of contraband, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow, restitution to harmed parties

Expulsion/Recommendation for school change

Police Report/citation

Smoking Marijuana

Use or under the influence of

Pre Expulsion hearing

Parent/Admin/Student conference, confiscation of contraband, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow

Community service project

Expulsion/Recommendation for school change

Police Report/citation/arrest

Referral to drug counseling


Possession of any type of drug paraphernalia (papers, pipes, etc)

Parent/Admin/Student conference, confiscation of contraband. 10 hour service.

Community Service Project

Parent/Admin/Student conference, confiscation of contraband, behavior contract, with daily service for duration of contract, as well as admin shadow.

Police Report/citation

Referral to drug counseling

Playing in unauthorized areas

(anywhere other than turf w/o supervision)

1 hour service, parent phone call.

Lunch and Nutrition Restriction for one week, 5-hour service.

Lunch and Nutrition Restriction for 3 weeks, 15-hour service.





Alliance Student Acceptable Use Policy

 

Students and parents are required to review this document, as well as sign the accompanying agreement to protect the hardware and software inherent with this technology. Technology resources at Alliance are provided for the purpose of supporting the educational mission of Alliance Schools. The goal in providing the computing tablet is to promote educational excellence: by facilitating resource sharing, innovation, research, creativity, communication, increased productivity, and mobile learning.

 

Use of these technologies is a privilege that carries responsibility and behavioral expectations consistent with all school rules and policies, including but not limited to those stated in the Parent Student School Handbook. It is understood that members of the Alliance School community will use all types of computing devices and the School’s network in a responsible, ethical, and legal manner at all times.

 

Alliance Schools retain sole right of possession of the computing tablet and related equipment. The tablet will be issued to students according to the guidelines set forth in this document.  Alliance Schools retain the right to collect and/or inspect the computing tablet at any time, and to alter, add, or delete installed software or hardware.

 

1. Computing Tablet

 

1.1 Receiving Your Computing Tablet

Tablets will be distributed November 2013 during “Tablet Orientation.” Parents & students must sign and return the Acceptable Use Policy and Pledge documents before the tablet can be issued to their child.

 

1.2 Tablet School Return

Tablets will be returned during the last week of the school year. The specific date will be selected by the school.  Tablets will be inspected for damages at this time.

 

Students, who transfer, withdraw, are suspended or expelled from Alliance Schools during the school year, must surrender the tablet upon termination of enrollment.

 

1.3 Tablet Return Fines

Failure to return the tablet will result in a theft report being filed by the front office manager with the local Police Department.  If a student fails to return the tablet at the end of the school year or upon termination of enrollment at any Alliance School, that student will be subject to criminal prosecution or civil liability. The student will also pay the replacement cost of the tablet, or, if applicable, any insurance deductible. Furthermore, the student will be responsible for any willful damage to the iPad, consistent with the School’s iPad Protection plan. The student will be charged a fee for any needed repairs, not to exceed the replacement cost of the iPad. 

 

2. Maintenance of Tablets

Students are responsible for the general care of the tablet they have been issued by the school. Tablets that are broken or fail to work properly must be taken to the Alliance Technology Department for an evaluation of the equipment.

 

 

2.1 General Precautions

The tablet is school property and all users will follow this policy and the Alliance acceptable use policy for technology;

·      Cords and cables must be inserted carefully into the tablet to prevent damage;

·      Tablets must remain free of any writing, drawing, stickers, or labels that are not the property of Alliance Schools;

·      Tablets must never be left in an unlocked car, school cubbies or any unsupervised area;

·      Students may not use “skins” or stickers to “personalize” their iPad.  The iPad may get redistributed to another student in the event of a separation from the school or device requires repair. 

 

2.2 Carrying tablets

The protective cases provided with the tablets have sufficient padding to protect the tablet from normal treatment and provides a suitable means for carrying the device within the school. The guidelines below should be followed:

·      Tablets should always be within the protective tablet case with the lids in a closed position when being carried.

·      Avoid placing too much pressure and/or weight (such as folders and workbooks) on the tablet screen.

 

2.3 Screen Care

The tablet screens can be damaged if subjected to rough treatment. The screens are particularly sensitive to damage from excessive pressure on the screen.

·      Do not lean on the top of the tablet.

·      Do not place anything near the tablet that could put pressure on the screen.

·      Do not place anything in the carrying case that will press against the cover.  Clean the screen with a soft, dry cloth, microfiber or anti-static cloth. No harsh cleaners that can damage the surface of the device can be use.

·      Do not “bump” the tablet against walls, car doors, floors, etc. as it will eventually break the screen.

 

3. USING YOUR TABLET AT SCHOOL

Tablets are intended for use at school each day. In addition to teacher expectations for tablet use, school messages, announcements, planners, calendars and schedules may be accessed using the tablet. 

 

3.1 Tablet Undergoing Repair

Loaner tablets may be issued to students when their assigned tablet has been sent for repair.  Students may not receive their original device.  The warranty provider may choose to swap the device with a refurbished model.

 

3.2 Passwords

Tablets will be passcode protected. During orientation, each student will choose a
4-digit passcode.

 

Students are prohibited from sharing this password with anyone else except their parents.

 

 

 

 

3.3 Screensavers/Background photos

A standard screensaver or background will be preset on the tablet.  Backgrounds that are considered but not limited to inappropriate, abusive, hateful, harassing, and sexually explicit in nature cannot be used as a screensaver or background photo.

 

3.4 Photos/Music

Photo/Image storage on the tablet will be for school projects only. Storage of student personal sound, music, games, programs, photos or downloaded images is not allowed.

 

·      Students may not download music from iTunes or any other music-sharing site unless directed by or with the permission of a teacher.

·      Music is only allowed on the tablet if provided by the teacher for educational use.

·      Sound must be muted at all times unless permission is obtained from the teacher for instructional purposes.

·      Non-educational games or applications are not allowed on the tablets.

·      The device can only be synced with a school provided Apple ID account, Alliance’s supervision server or other school known Apple ID. 

 

4. MANAGING YOUR FILES & SAVING YOUR WORK

 

4.1 Saving Work to Google Docs, iCloud or other district approved data storage solution.

 

It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that work is not lost due to mechanical failure or accidental deletion.  Tablet malfunctions are not an acceptable excuse for not submitting work; therefore, students should back up all work.

 

5. SOFTWARE ON TABLETS

 

5.1 Originally Installed Software

Alliance Schools will synchronize the tablet to contain the necessary Apps for school work.  Students will synchronize tablet or add Apps through a personal iTunes account via Alliance’s Self-Service Portal. The software/Apps originally installed by Alliance Schools must remain on the tablet in usable condition and be easily accessible at all times.

 

From time to time the school may add or modify software applications for use in a particular course.  Periodic checks of tablets will be made to ensure that students have not removed required Apps and/or synced to a personal iTunes account.  Mobile device Management profiles will audit the tablets via remote checks that provide information on which application is installed on the device. 

 

5.2 Inspection

Students may be selected at random to provide their tablet for inspection.

 

5.3 Procedure for re-loading software.

If technical difficulties occur or illegal software (non-Alliance iTunes Apps) is discovered, the tablet will be restored from backup. The school does not accept responsibility for the loss of any software or documents deleted due to a re-format and re-image. In this event, the student may lose the privilege of tablet use.

 

5.4 Software upgrades

Upgrade versions of licensed software/Apps are available from time to time. Students may be required to check in their tablets to the onsite technician or Alliance’s IT department for periodic updates.  Minor application pushes will remotely installed via our Mobile Device Management software.  

 

6. ACCEPTABLE USE

Alliance’s school technology resources that are provided by the school are not transferable or extendible by students to people or groups outside the school and terminates when a student is no longer enrolled in the school.

 

This policy is provided to make all users aware of the responsibilities associated with efficient, ethical, and lawful use of technology resources. If a person violates any of the User Terms and Conditions named in this policy, privileges may be terminated, access to the school’s technology resources may be denied, and the appropriate disciplinary action shall be applied. The Alliance School Acceptable Use Policy shall be applied to student infractions.

 

Violations may result in disciplinary action up to and including suspension/expulsion for students. When applicable, law enforcement agencies may be involved.

 

6.1 Parent/Guardian’s Responsibilities

Parent/Guardian’s are to talk to their student about values and the standards that they should follow that pertain to the use of the appropriate Internet and all other digital media resources. 

 

6.2 Alliance schools’ responsibilities include:

·      Providing Internet and Email access to its students.

·      Providing data storage areas through Google Docs or iCloud. These will be treated similar to school lockers.  Alliance School reserves the right to review, monitor and restrict information stored on or transmitted via Alliance school owned equipment and to investigate inappropriate use of resources.

·      Providing staff guidance to aid students in doing research and help assure student compliance of the acceptable use policy

 

6.3 Students’ Responsibilities include:

·      The use of computers/tablets in a responsible and ethical manner. Obey general school rules concerning behavior and communication that apply to tablets/computer use

·      The use all technology resources in an appropriate manner so as to not damage school equipment. Damage includes, but is not limited to, the loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, or service interruptions caused by the student’s own negligence, errors or omissions

·      Helping Alliance Schools protect their computer system/device by contacting an administrator about any security problems they may encounter

·      Monitoring all activity on their account(s)

·      Turning off and securing their tablet after they are finished working to protect their work and information

·      Return their tablet to the School Office/assigned classroom - at the end of each school year; students who transfer, withdraw, are suspended or expelled, or terminate enrollment at Alliance Schools for any other reason must return their individual school tablet on the date of termination

 

6.4  Student Activities Strictly Prohibited:

·      Illegal installation or transmission of copyrighted materials

·      Any action that violates existing School policy or public law

·      Sending, accessing, uploading, downloading, or distributing offensive, profane, threatening, pornographic, obscene, or sexually explicit materials

·      Use of chat rooms, sites selling term papers, book reports and other forms of student work

·      Use of any messaging services-EX: MSN Messenger, ICQ, AIM, IMO, etc.

·      Non educational games; only educational games, which in no way contradict our mission may be used with permission of a teacher

·      Use of outside data disks or external attachments without prior approval from the administration

·      Changing or removal of tablet settings or Alliance loaded device management profiles (exceptions include personal settings such as font size, brightness, etc.)

·      “Jailbreaking” of your tablet or loading software that bypasses the system’s original security measures or normal mode of operation.

·      Spamming-Sending mass or inappropriate emails

·      Gaining access to other student’s accounts, files, and/or data

·      Use of the school’s internet/E-mail accounts for financial or commercial gain or for any illegal activity

·      Use of anonymous and/or false communications such as, but not limited to, MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, email, etc.

·      Participation in credit card fraud, electronic forgery or other forms of illegal behavior

·      Vandalism (any malicious attempt to harm or destroy hardware, software or data, including, but not limited to, the uploading or creation of computer viruses or computer programs that can infiltrate computer systems and/or damage software components) of school equipment will not be allowed

·      Transmission or accessing materials that are obscene, offensive, threatening or otherwise intended to harass or demean recipients

·      Bypassing the Alliance Schools web filter through a web proxy

·      Creating, sending, accessing or downloading material, which is abusive, hateful, harassing, or sexually explicit (i.e..  Engaging in inappropriate activity, such as but not limited to, sending threatening messages on Social Media or other forms of cyber bullying); ACRPS has a “no-tolerance” position on harassment of any kind.

 

6.5 Social Media

Alliance students are expected to set and maintain high ethical standards in their use of social networking. Since social media reaches audiences far beyond the community, students must use social sites responsibly and be accountable for their actions. If a student sees anything of concern on a fellow Alliance student's social networking page or account, they should immediately contact the school’s administration, their teachers, or another adult within the school.

 

·      “Think before you post.” Alliance asks students to use discretion when posting information onto the Internet.

·      Alliance reserves the right to request school-related images or content posted without permission to be removed from the Internet.

·      Do not misrepresent statements or information by using someone else's identity.

·      Social media venues are public and information can be shared beyond a student’s control. “Be conscious of what you post online as you will leave a long-lasting impression on many different audiences.”

·      Do not post or link anything (photos, videos, web pages, audio files, forums, groups, fan pages, etc.) to a social networking sites that one wouldn’t want friends, peers, parents, teachers, college admissions officers, or future employers to access. Any digital content that is created and/or posted will create a personal digital footprint that cannot be erased.

·      When responding to others, remember to be respectful and avoid comments that may be hurtful. Do not use profane, obscene, or threatening language.

·      Only accept invitations to share information from people they know. Utilize privacy settings to control access to the network, web pages, profile, posts, blogs, wikis, podcasts, digital media, forums, groups, fan pages, etc.

·      Online stalkers and identity thieves are a real threat. Never share personal information, including, but not limited to, Social Security numbers, phone numbers, addresses, exact birthdates, and pictures with parties they don’t know or on unsecure sites.

·      Users should keep their passwords secure and never share passwords with others. “If someone tampers with your blog, email, or social networking account without you knowing about it, you could be held accountable.”

·      Cyber-bullying is considered an act of harassment and is considered unlawful.

 

6.6 Tablet Care

Students will be held responsible for maintaining their individual tablets and keeping them in good working order.  Tablet batteries must be charged and ready for school each day by following the check-in/out policy at the school.

 

Only labels or stickers approved by Alliance Schools may be applied to the tablet. Tablet cases furnished by the school must be returned with only normal wear and no alterations to avoid paying a replacement fee.

 

Tablets that malfunction or are damaged must be reported to the School’s main office staff. The school will be responsible for repairing tablets that malfunction or is accidentally damaged. A tablet that is willfully damaged by the student will be repaired and the insurance deductible cost will be borne by the student.  Repairs may take between 7 to 10 days to complete.

 

A tablet that is stolen must be reported immediately to the main office.  

 

6.6 Legal Propriety

Comply with trademark and copyright laws and all license agreements. Ignorance of the law is not immunity. If one is unsure, ask a teacher or parent.

 

Plagiarism is a violation of the Alliance Code of Conduct - Give credit to all sources used, whether quoted or summarized. This includes all forms of media on the Internet, such as graphics, movies, music, and text.

 

Use or possession of hacking software is strictly prohibited and violators will be subject to the Alliance Schools Student/Parent Handbook. Violation of applicable state or federal law will result in criminal prosecution or disciplinary action.

 

6.7 Student Discipline

If a student violates any part of the above policy, he/she will be put on the following disciplinary steps that included but are not limited to:

 

       1st Offense – Meeting between student and administrator to discuss appropriate use policy of technology.     

       2nd offense – Student(s) will be placed in a school community service program.  Service will include cleaning monitor screens, keyboards and other computer accessories. 

       3rd offense –Parent meeting with administrator(s) to discuss corrective actions. 

 

7. PROTECTING & STORING THE TABLET

7.1 Tablet Identification

Student tablets will be labeled in the manner specified by the school. Tablets can be identified in the following ways:

·      Serial number

·      Alliance school label with barcode

·      School Label on tablet case

 

7.2   Storing the Tablet

When students are not using their tablet, they should be stored in a tablet storage unit in each classroom or designated charging cart.

 

7.3 Tablets Left in Unsupervised Areas

Under no circumstances should tablet be left in unsupervised areas. Unsupervised areas include the school grounds and campus, the lunchroom, computer lab, library, unlocked classrooms, and hallways. Any tablet left in these areas is in danger of being stolen. If a tablet is found in an unsupervised area, it will be taken to the School Office.

 

8. Damage Responsibility

This agreement informs you of your legal responsibility with regard to the iPad, cases and cables, which the Alliance is making available to your child.  Parent(s) will be held responsible for ALL willful damage to their tablet including, but not limited to: broken screens, damaged metal casing, cracked plastic pieces, inoperability, etc. Should the cost to repair the device exceed the cost of purchasing a new device, the student’s parent or guardian will pay for full replacement value. Lost items such as cases, actual iPad device and cables will be charged the actual replacement cost.

 

California Education Code section 48904 states, in pertinent part, that the parent or guardian of any minor who willfully cuts, defaces, or otherwise injures any real or personal property of the Alliance or its employees, or fails to return same upon demand of the Alliance, shall be liable for all damages caused by the minor. Alliance property includes the iPad and iPad case, which has an approximate value of $700. Students should report any damage to the immediate teacher for further evaluation.  Responsibility will be determined after the iPad is sent for repair.