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2019 Statute

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72-4161.Parent education; definitions. As used in this act:

(a) "Board" means the board of education of any school district.

(b) "School district" means any public school district organized and operating under the laws of this state.

(c) "Parent education program" means a program developed and operated by a board for the purpose of providing expectant parents and parents of infants or toddlers or both with information, advice, assistance, resource materials, guidance and learning experiences regarding such measures as parenting skills and the various styles of parenting, the processes and principles of growth and development of children, home learning activities designed for infants and toddlers, techniques emphasizing a positive approach to discipline, effective methods of communicating and interacting with children so as to foster the development of self-esteem, strategies for structuring behavioral limits and increasing mutual positive regard, and other elements of effective parenting that are conducive to the structuring of a home environment in which children are encouraged to be successful and productive learners.

(d) "Infant" and "toddler" means any child under the age of eligibility for school attendance.

(e) "State board" means the state board of education.

History: L. 1990, ch. 258, § 1; L. 2008, ch. 77, § 2; July 1.

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