JH1 Release of Students

School or class shall not be dismissed before the regularly scheduled hour for dismissal except with the approval from the superintendent, or his/her designee.

Custody of a student shall be relinquished by school personnel only to the parent/legal guardian or a student’s emergency contact as identified by the parent/legal guardian.

In extenuating circumstances, school personnel may relinquish custody of a student to law enforcement; however, in every case of an arrest of a student, Albuquerque Public Schools shall attempt to notify the student's parent/legal guardian.

Administrative Position:

  • Assistant Superintendent of School and Community Support

Department Director:

  • Director of Health and Wellness/Attendance Coordinator

References

Legal Cross Ref.:

  • §22-12-1 et seq. NMSA 1978

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

NSBA/NEPN Classification: JLIB

Reviewed: January 17, 1990
Revised: February 20, 1996
Reviewed: April 2001
Reviewed: September 13, 2010
Reviewed: October 11, 2010
Revised: November 3, 2010