Nevada - Family Engagement Plans: Policy or Plan Requirement

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law requires districts to adopt plans, policies, or strategies to engage parents and families in the educational process.

Nevada Revised Statutes 392.457. Adoption of policies by State Board and school districts concerning effective involvement and engagement; annual review of policies.

  1. The board of trustees of each school district shall, in consultation with the State Board, educational personnel, local associations and organizations of parents whose children are enrolled in public schools of the school district and individual parents and legal guardians whose children are enrolled in public schools of the school district, adopt policies to encourage effective involvement and engagement by parents and families in support of their children and the education of their children. The policies adopted pursuant to this subsection must:

    • (a) Be consistent, to the extent applicable, with the policy adopted by the State Board pursuant to subsection 1;
    • (b) Include the elements and goals specified in subsection 2; and
    • (c) Comply with the parental involvement policy required by the federal Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015, as set forth in 20 U.S.C. § 6318.
  2. The State Board and the board of trustees of each school district shall, at least once each year, review and amend their respective policies as necessary.

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