DLB(LEGAL) - WORK LOAD: REQUIRED PLANS AND REPORTS
Restrictions on Written Reports
The Board shall limit redundant requests for information and the number and length of written reports that a classroom teacher is required to prepare.
A classroom teacher may not be required to prepare any written information other than:
Any report concerning the health, safety, or welfare of a student;
A report of a student's grade on an assignment or examination;
A report of a student's academic progress in a class or course;
A report of a student's grades at the end of each grade reporting period;
A report on instructional materials;
A unit or weekly lesson plan that outlines, in a brief and general manner, the information to be presented during each period at the secondary level or in each subject or topic at the elementary level;
An attendance report;
Any report required for accreditation review;
Any information required by the District that relates to a complaint, grievance, or actual or potential litigation and that requires the classroom teacher's involvement; or
Any information specifically required by law, rule, or regulation.
The District may collect essential information, in addition to the information specified above, from a classroom teacher on agreement between the classroom teacher and the District.
The Board shall review paperwork requirements imposed on classroom teachers and transfer to existing noninstructional staff a reporting task that can reasonably be accomplished by that staff. [See BAA]
Education Code 11.164
The Commissioner of Education may authorize special accreditation investigations in response to repeated complaints concerning imposition of excessive paperwork requirements on classroom teachers. Education Code 39.075(b-1)