ERIC Number: ED161160
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Guidelines for Student Rights and Responsibilities. Final Report of the Committee on Student Rights and Responsibilities.
Utah State Board of Education, Salt Lake City.
This publication contains guidelines for Utah local school officials developing school policies concerning student rights and responsibilities. Following an introductory section, section 2 presents guidelines for student rights and responsibilities related to the relationship between students and educational institutions. These guidelines concern compulsory attendance; student records; cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs; dress and grooming; married or pregnant students; evaluation of educational programs; field trip expenses; basic educational skills; discrimination; and student participation in school decision-making. Section 3 presents student rights and responsibilities related to student affairs. These include First Amendment rights; freedom of religion; civil rights and responsibilities of the 18-year-old; student government; equal opportunity in sports; and extracurricular activities. Section 4 presents student rights and responsibilities relating to discipline and grievance. These include grievance procedures; arrest and interrogation of students; search and seizure; suspension, expulsion, and exclusion; and corporal punishment. An appendix contains suggested grievance procudures. (JM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Board of Education, Salt Lake City.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to small print of original document