FFEA(LEGAL) - STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS/COUNSELING: COMPREHENSIVE GUIDANCE PROGRAM

Parental Consent and Review

Child Consent to Counseling

  1. Suicide prevention,
  2. Chemical addiction or dependency; or
  3. Sexual, physical, or emotional abuse.

Comprehensive School Counseling Program

  1. A guidance curriculum to help students develop their full educational potential, including the student's interests and career objectives.
  2. A responsive services component to intervene on behalf of any student whose immediate personal concerns or problems put the student's continued educational, career, personal, or social development at risk.
  3. An individual planning system to guide a student as the student plans, monitors, and manages the student's own educational, career, personal, and social development.
  4. System support to support the efforts of teachers, staff, parents, and other members of the community in promoting the educational, career, personal, and social development of students.

Higher Education Counseling

  1. The importance of postsecondary education;
  2. The advantages of earning an endorsement and a performance acknowledgment and completing the distinguished level of achievement under the foundation high school program;
  3. The disadvantages of taking courses to prepare for a high school equivalency examination relative to the benefits of taking courses leading to a high school diploma;
  4. Financial aid eligibility;
  5. Instruction on how to apply for federal financial aid;
  6. The center for financial aid information established under Education Code 61.0776;
  7. The automatic admission of certain students to general academic teaching institutions as provided by Education Code 51.803;
  8. The eligibility and academic performance requirements for the TEXAS Grant;
  9. The availability of programs in a district under which a student may earn college credit, including advanced placement programs, dual credit programs, joint high school and college credit programs, and international baccalaureate programs;
  10. The availability of education and training vouchers and tuition and fee waivers to attend an institution of higher education as provided by Education Code 54.366 for a student who is or was previously in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services; and
  11. The availability of college credit awarded by institutions of higher education to veterans and military servicemembers for military experience, education, and training obtained during military service as described by the information materials developed by the commissioner in cooperation with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board under Labor Code 302.0031(h).

Automatic Admission

Notice of Grant Programs

  1. The TEXAS Grant and the Teach for Texas Grant programs;
  2. The eligibility requirements of each program;
  3. The need for students to make informed curriculum choices to be prepared for success beyond high school; and
  4. Sources of information on higher education admissions and financial aid.

Ore City ISD

FFEA(LEGAL)-P

UPDATE 115

DATE ISSUED: 7/3/2020