School officials shall presume that the parent who enrolls a student in school is the student’s custodial parent. Unless a currently effective Colorado court order specifies otherwise, the custodial parent shall be the one whom the school district holds responsible for the education and welfare of the student. Where the court order specifies that the parents shall share custody and jointly make decisions relative to the care and education of their child, school officials shall consult with both parents regarding educational matters affecting the child. Where the parents disagree in such matters and the court order does not provide a …

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  • Last Reviewed/Revised: February 2024
  • Last Adopted: November 13, 2008

Cross References:

  • JLIB, Student Dismissal Precautions
  • JRA/JRC, Student Records/Release of Information on Students
  • KFA, Public Conduct on School Property
Policy Section: K - School-Community-Home Relations

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