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JIE - Services to Pregnant Students

Policy JIE

Adopted: April 1, 2010
Amended: N/A

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Students who are pregnant shall be entitled, during and after pregnancy, to receive all services and to participate in all programs and activities for which they are eligible unless expressly prohibited by a physician. Should a physician deem it inadvisable for a pregnant student to attend school for an extended period of time, the student and her physician, in cooperation with the school staff, will develop an appropriate educational plan. After delivery, the student will be encouraged to return to and graduate from high school.

Legal References:

M.G.L. 71:84

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