A child’s success in the classroom hinges on the level of involvement from home. This healthy relationship between home and school is nurtured in the Caldwell County Schools by providing parents multiple opportunities to be involved in their child's education. Research shows that when a parent is involved in their child's education in positive ways, the child performs better on tests, displays good behavior at school, and attends school more often. Three great reasons why parents should consider being involved in their children's education.
|8.3 – Parental Involvement in Schools Leave
8.3.1 Eligibility and Rate of Earning
In accordance with G.S. 95-28.3, any employee who is a parent, guardian or person in loco parentis may take up to four hours per fiscal year to attend or otherwise be involved at his or her child’s school. There is no requirement that the employer pay an employee while taking this leave. However, the local school district may allow the employee to use eligible accrued leave in lieu of non-paid parental involvemen leave.
|8.3.2 Conditions for Leave
Leave granted for this purpose is subject to the following conditions:
|8.3.3 Definition of School
For the purpose of this policy, “school” is defined as any:
Public Schools of North Carolina
Benefits and Employment Policy Manual October 1999