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Student Fees, Fines and Charges

Section J - Students

Policy Title: Student Fees, Fines and Charges
Policy Code: JQ

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The Board recognizes the need for student fees to fund certain school activities that are not financed by local, state, or federal funds. It also recognizes that some students may not be able to pay these fees. No student will be denied an education as a result of inability to pay these supplementary charges.

Students will not be required to supply specific types of school supplies or equipment as a prerequisite to successful completion of a required course or project.

Students will, however, be responsible and accountable for loss of or damage to school property, including textbooks and library books.

The Superintendent will establish procedures through which students may be held responsible and accountable for loss of or damage to school property, including textbooks and library books.

Authorization is granted for the acceptance of fees or cash contributions paid by a taxpayer for support of extracurricular activities and character education programs in schools of the District. The Superintendent shall establish procedures to assure compliance with all requirements for reporting the receipt and expenditure of taxpayer contributions.

Adopted: August 16, 1960
Revision: January 19, 1971
Revision: June 4, 1991
Revision: September 9, 2008 (numeric to letter format only)
Review: December 14, 2010 (reviewed with no changes)
Revised: October 25, 2011
Revised: November 1, 2011 (correction to adoption/revision timeline only)

Legal Ref: A.R.S.
15-342
15-719
15-724
15-727
15-728
15-729
43-1089.01

CROSS REF.: DKB - Salary Deductions