Aurora Public Schools is committed to the safety and welfare of the children it serves. Aurora Public Schools recognizes that child abuse and neglect can result in school failure and other damaging physical and emotional consequences. School employees can play a significant role in the prevention and intervention of child abuse and neglect. Accordingly, school personnel shall report suspected or known child abuse or neglect according to the Child Protection Act of 1987, (title 19, the Children’s Code, article 3, part 3).
Staff training is important in meeting the reporting requirements of Colorado law.
Accordingly, staff members shall be trained as required by district policy. All school officials and employees are affirmatively charged with familiarizing themselves with the requirements found in this policy and its accompanying regulation.