ERIC Number: ED199908
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Students' Rights and Responsibilities Handbook. 1980 Revision.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Students, parents, and school authorities are provided information about various laws and regulations pertaining to public school students in this handbook. Fundamental rights and responsibilities of students, including those described in right to education laws and judicial decisions, are discussed. Discipline policies, continuation schools, corporal punishment, dress codes, and smoking areas are covered in the section on student behavior. Proficiency standards, independent study, and school attendance of married or pregnant students are discussed in the section on educational opportunity. Issues of free speech are covered, including religious expression, student organizations, and student newspapers. The relationship between law enforcement agencies and student rights is treated in this handbook. Information useful to administration and school personnel is included in the section covering fees, deposits, and charges, along with sex discrimination issues. The handbook concludes with a section on information disclosure. (JEH)
Descriptors: Confidentiality, Educational Opportunities, Elementary Secondary Education, Freedom of Speech, Law Enforcement, Policy, School Attendance Legislation, School Law, School Policy, Special Programs, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior, Student Problems, Student Records, Student Responsibility, Student Rights, Student School Relationship
Publications Sales, California State Dept. of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95802 ($1.50; add sales tax for California residents).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Note: For a related document, see ED 150 738.