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The District, in cooperation with colleges and universities, shall establish a student teacher/practicum student program for students who are preparing to enter the teaching profession. The program shall provide an opportunity for student teachers to receive training in the District provided that such training does not impede or interfere with the satisfactory progress of the students.
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A. The Superintendent or designee will assign student teachers or practicum students to teachers of the District who have been selected to participate in the student teacher/student practicum program.
B. The Superintendent or designee will determine student teacher and practicum student assignments in cooperation with college officials, based on the availability of student teachers and the number of teachers participating in the program.
C. Any teacher who is assigned a student teacher or practicum student shall assign to the student teacher or practicum student responsibilities and duties that will provide adequate preparation for teaching.
D. The administration of this program in individual buildings is the responsibility of the building principal.
E. The Superintendent or designee shall establish written guidelines for the student teacher/practicum student program which shall include the duties of the student teachers, the duties and responsibilities of the District's teachers participating in the program, the duties and responsibilities of the sponsoring colleges and universities, and the relationship between and among the administration, sponsoring colleges and student teachers.
F. A student teacher or practicum student under the supervision of a certificated teacher, principal, or other administrator shall have the protection of the laws accorded the certificated teacher, principal, or other administrator and shall, while acting as such student teacher or practicum student, comply with all rules and regulations of the District and observe all duties assigned certificated teachers.
Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 79-875 through 79-878