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JL4 School-Linked and School-Based Health Services Clinics

The Board of Education authorizes and supports the operation of school-linked and school-based health services clinics to provide students with health care.

Direct funding for the school-linked and school-based health services shall not be provided from the Albuquerque Public Schools operational budget.   Schools may be asked to determine the availability of and access to space, supplies, equipment, and other in-kind support for school-linked and school-based health services.

Independent health care providers, who are qualified under applicable state standards to provide services, may provide school-linked and school-based health services as outlined in administrative procedural directive.  Parents/legal guardians may decline school-linked and/or school-based health clinic services for their child.

These independent health care providers do not operate under the governance of the district.  Birth control devices and medication shall not be dispensed by Albuquerque Public Schools.

Administrative Position:

  • Assistant Superintendent of School and Community Support

Department Director:

  • Director of Health and Wellness/Director of Special Education


Legal Cross Ref.:

  • §24-8-1 NMSA 1978 et. seq

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

Procedural Directive Cross Ref:

NSBA/NEPN Classification: JLC

Approved: September 26, 1987
Revised: January 17, 1990
Revised: February 20, 1996
Revised: March 1, 2000
Revised: April 2001
Reviewed: September 13, 2010
Reviewed: November 8, 2010
Revised: November 17, 2010