235. STUDENT RIGHTS/SURVEYS - Pg.
235. STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This policy sets forth guidelines by which student rights and responsibilities are determined, consistent with law and regulations.
Sec. 4.4, 12.1,
The Board has the authority and responsibility to establish reasonable rules and regulations for the conduct and deportment of District students. At the same time, no student shall be deprived of equal treatment and equal access to the educational program, due process, a presumption of innocence, and free expression and association, in accordance with Board policy and school rules.
Sec. 12.2, 12.3
Pol. 130, 204,
Pol. 218, 233
Attendant upon the rights established for each student are certain responsibilities, which include regular attendance; conscientious effort in classroom work and homework; conformance to Board policies and school rules and regulations; respect for the rights of teachers, students, administrators and all others who are involved in the educational process; and expression of ideas and opinions in a respectful manner.
It shall be the responsibility of the student to:
conduct him/herself accordingly. Each student shall assume that, until a
rule is waived, altered or repealed in writing, it is in effect.
of the school community and the protection of school property.
substantial disruption to the educational processes.
Violations of this policy may result in disciplinary action, consistent with the Code of Student Conduct and Board policy.
A listing of students’ rights and responsibilities shall be included in the Code of Student Conduct, which shall be distributed annually to students and parents/guardians.
4. Delegation of
The Superintendent or designee shall develop administrative regulations consistent with law and Board policy to ensure that student rights under specific conditions are properly recognized and maintained.
School Code – 24 P.S. Sec. 510
State Board of Education Regulations – 22 PA Code Sec. 4.4, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 12.4, 12.9
Board Policy – 000, 120, 204, 218, 218.1, 218.2, 220, 221, 224, 233, 249, 705