Goshen Central School District recognizes
the value and importance of the health, safety and well-being of every
student and staff member in the district. We are
committed to fostering an atmosphere that supports the overall
health, safety and wellness for all members of the school community.
It is our goal to provide a positive learning environment for all
students, faculty and staff.
Central School District is committed to provide a safe learning
environment for all students and staff. We continue to monitor and study
the needs of our schools in order to make necessary changes to ensure
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School Nurse/Health Offices
Each of our four schools has a
dedicated school nurse. Students may go to the Health
Office for health information, advice, medical questions, illness,
medication administration, physical exams and assessments, care of
injuries or short rest periods for headache or minor discomforts.
Students who do not feel improved or are unable to attend classes will
be sent home.
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The New York State Dignity for All Students Act
The New York State Dignity for All
Students Act (DASA or Dignity Act) went into effect on July 1, 2012, in
order to further support students within a safe and supportive environment free
from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment and bullying. Under the Dignity Act, harassment
is defined as "creation of a hostile environment by conduct or verbal
threats, intimidation or abuse that has or would have the effect of
unreasonably and substantially interfering with a student's educational
performance, opportunities or benefits, or mental or physical
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& Cyber bullying Awareness
The Internet can be a great
resource for your child. It can be used for research, communication with
teachers and other children, interactive games etc. By being able to
punch in a few letters on the keyboard, your child can literally access
the World Wide Web. That access can, however, pose hazards and this
section offers important resources on internet safety.
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Food Services & the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act
School lunches provide
one-third of the recommended dietary intake for calories, protein and
vitamins A and C, iron and calcium. On average a meal contains less than
30 percent of calories from fat and less than 10 percent from saturated
In addition, eating a good
breakfast is beneficial to our students. In fact, the USDA has
determined that eating breakfast helps improve math, reading and
standardized test scores; improves memory and performance; and
decreases behavioral issues.
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Pupil Personnel Services
The Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) department is
responsible for the evaluation, placement, and service provision of and
for students with disabilities as defined by the Part 200 of the
Commissioner's Regulations and IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities
Education Act). This act mandates a free and appropriate education in
the least restrictive environment.
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