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McKinney-Vento Act

If you have lost your housing and now live in a shelter, motel, vehicle, camping ground, or temporary trailer; on the street; doubled up with family or friends; or in another type of temporary or inadequate housing, your child might be able to receive help through a federal law called the McKinney-Vento Act. Please contact BCS Homeless Liaison, Dori Smith at (517)641-6724.

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Posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Teacher Evaluation Postings and Assurances [MCL 380.1249 (3)?]

Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, a school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy shall post on its public website all of the following information about the evaluation tool or tools it uses for its performance evaluation system for teachers. Click HERE to access this information (provided by Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP).

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Posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act AHERA

The Environmental Protection Agency requires each year that district workers and building occupants receive notification of asbestos removal or abatement activities such as inspections and response actions.

This notice serves to inform all parents, teachers, administrators, and all other employees that the six-month surveillance period of all buildings, as required by AHERA, has been completed. The three-year re-inspection, also required by AHERA, was performed in May 2015. The next three-year reinspection will be conducted in May/June 2018. Each building will continue to have a six-month periodic surveillance and a three-year reinspection as required by AHERA. All abatement projects have been performed by licensed asbestos abatement contractors.

Any damaged materials containing asbestos, such as floor tile or thermal insulation, found during the inspections has either been corrected or removed by a licensed asbestos abatement contractor. AHERA information is available for public inspection.

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Posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Immunization Requirements

All children who enter schools in Michigan are required by state law to be fully vaccinated in accordance with Public Act 368 of 1978, as amended. These requirements are for children entering a school district for the first time. Failure to meet these requirements, as set by the Michigan Department of Public Health, requires the school principal to exclude a child from attendance. Local health departments may set requirements that exceed these minimum requirements.

Please contact the school building office your child will be attending for a complete listing of the immunization requirements set forth by law or CLICK HERE. Note: Effective 1/1/2015, parents/guardians must obtain a certified non medical waiver from a local health department.

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Posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tobacco Free Schools

The use of tobacco products is prohibited in all buildings and on all property owned by Bath Community Schools.


Violations will be handled in accordance with State Law.

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Posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Student Directory

The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”) requires that Bath Community Schools, with certain exceptions, obtain the written consent of parents (or students over 18 years of age) prior to the disclosure of personally identifiable information from a child’s educational records. CLICK HERE to view your parental FERPA rights.

However, Bath Community Schools may disclose appropriately designated “directory information” without written consent, unless you have advised the school district to the contrary in accordance with the school district’s procedures. The primary purpose of directory information is to allow the Bath Community Schools to include this type of information from a child’s education records in certain school publications (for example, a playbill showing a student’s role in a drama production, the annual yearbook, honor roll or other recognition lists, graduation programs, and sports activity sheets showing weight and height of team members).

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Posted Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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