Athletic Placement Process | Policy 7420

WHEREAS, Section 135.4(c) (7) (ii) (a) (4) of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education provides for a Board of Education to permit pupils in grades no lower than seventh grade to compete on interscholastic athletic teams organized for the senior high school pupils, or senior high school pupils to compete on interscholastic athletic teams organized for pupils in the seventh and eighth grades; and

WHEREAS, these pupils are to be allowed to compete at levels that are appropriate to their physical maturity, physical fitness, and sport skills in relationship to other pupils in accordance with the standards established by the Commissioner of Education; and

WHEREAS, the State Education Department issues the competition standards for these pupils to complete under a program called the Athletic Placement Process;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education shall permit pupils to compete after successfully completing the Athletic Placement Process for the requested sport level.

Adopted: 04/27/2015