ERIC Number: ED164732
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Working With Your School. A Handbook of the Arkansas Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights.
Cabrera, Gloria Maria; And Others
In this manual, students, parents and community members are advised of the ways in which they can influence the educational system. Legal rights of students and their parents are described and applied to a variety of situations (such as suspensions, ability grouping, dress codes, discrimination, student marriage and pregnancy, school records, the educable mentally retarded, corporal punishment, programs, enrichment programs, freedom of information, and bilingual education. The structure of the school system and methods of influencing school decisions are discussed. Techniques of forming an evaluation committee and conducting a school evaluation are outlined. Information on Arkansas State education agencies and laws is provided. Instructions for filing complaints, along with sample forms, are included. Strategies for dealing with people in the educational pyramid are detailed, including suggestions for how to influence administrative decisions. An evaluative checklist illustrates guidelines for analyzing key areas of the education system. (WI)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arkansas State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Little Rock.