If instruction will be provided, the notice must include: A review curriculum materials as provided by Subsection j ; and B remove the student from any part of the district's human sexuality instruction without subjecting the student to any disciplinary action, academic penalty, or other sanction imposed by the district or the student's school; and 3 information describing the opportunities for parental involvement in the development of the curriculum to be used in human sexuality instruction, including information regarding the local school health advisory council established under Subsection a.
Adult education Students completing high school may choose to attend a college or university, which offer undergraduate degrees such as Associate's degrees or Bachelor's degrees baccalaureate.
Community college or junior college typically offer two-year associate degrees, although some community colleges offer a limited number of bachelor's degrees.
Some community college students choose to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor's degree. Community colleges are generally publicly funded usually by local cities or counties and offer career certifications and part-time programs. Four-year institutions may be public or private colleges or universities.
Some counties and cities have established and funded four-year institutions. Some of these institutions, such as the City University of New Yorkare still operated by local governments.
Others such as the University of Louisville and Wichita State University are now operated as state universities. Private institutions are privately funded and there is a wide variety in size, focus, and operation. Some private institutions are large research universities, while others are small liberal arts colleges that concentrate on undergraduate education.
Some private universities are nonsectarian and secularwhile others are religiously-affiliated. While most private institutions are non-profit, a growing number in the past decade have been established as for-profit.
Curriculum varies widely depending on the institution.
Typically, an undergraduate student will be able to select an academic "major" or concentrationwhich comprises the main or special subjects, and students may change their major one or more times.
Some students, typically those with a bachelor's degree, may choose to continue on to graduate or professional schoolsometimes attached to a university.
Graduate degrees may be either master's degrees e. Programs range from full-time, evening and executive which allows for flexibility with students' schedules. These include medicallawbusinesseducationdivinityartjournalismsocial workarchitectureand engineering schools.
Variations[ edit ] In K—12 education, sometimes students who receive failing grades are held back a year and repeat coursework in the hope of earning satisfactory scores on the second try. High school graduates sometimes take a gap year before the first year of college, for travel, work, public service, or independent learning.
Many undergraduate college programs now commonly are five year programs. This is especially common in technical fields, such as engineering. The five-year period often includes one or more periods of internship with an employer in the chosen field.
Many graduate students do not start professional schools immediately after finishing undergraduate studies, but work for a time while saving up money or deciding on a career direction.
K—12 education[ edit ] Schooling is compulsory for all children in the United States, but the age range for which school attendance is required varies from state to state. Some states allow students to leave school between 14—17 with parental permission, before finishing high school; other states require students to stay in school until age Most parents send their children to either a public or private institution.Weapons at School Under the Gun Free School Zones Act of , a firearm could not be brought within 1, feet of a school.
But the unfortunate reality is that weapons have shown up in our nation's school campuses far too often. USAG Daegu School Support Services - Dedicated to your child's education. The School Liaison Officer works in conjunction with Child, Youth and School Services and the local school community to address educational issues involving military children.
SEC. GUN-FREE REQUIREMENTS. (a) SHORT TITLE- This subpart may be cited as the Gun-Free Schools Act'. (b) REQUIREMENTS- (1) IN GENERAL- Each State receiving Federal funds under any title of this Act shall have in effect a State law requiring local educational agencies to expel from school .
The Department of Basic Education takes school safety very seriously and as an apex priority the department has put in place various policies and measures to ensure the safety of all learners, educators and relevant stakeholders in schools. The Copperas Cove Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law in its programs, activities, or employment practices.
Nothing in this section shall apply to a firearm that is lawfully stored inside a locked vehicle on school property, or if it is for activities approved and authorized by the local educational agency and the local educational agency adopts appropriate safeguards to ensure student safety.