Petaluma City Schools | BP 5000 Students
Concepts And Roles
The Board of Education shall make every effort to maintain a safe, positive school environment and student services that promote student welfare and academic achievement. The Board expects students to make good use of learning opportunities by demonstrating regular attendance, appropriate conduct and respect for others.
(cf. 5113 - Absences and Excuses)
(cf. 5131 - Conduct)
(cf. 5137 - Positive School Climate)
The Board is fully committed to providing equal educational opportunities and keeping the schools free from discriminatory practices. The Board shall not tolerate the intimidation or harassment of any student for any reason.
(cf. 5145.3 - Nondiscrimination/Harassment)
The Superintendent or designee shall establish and keep parents/guardians and students well informed about school and district rules and regulations related to attendance, health examinations, records, grades and student conduct. When conducting hearings related to discipline, attendance and other student matters, the Board shall afford students their due process rights in accordance with law.
(cf. 5125 - Student Records)
(cf. 5144 - Discipline)
(cf. 5144.1 - Suspension and Expulsion/Due Process)
(cf. 5145.6 - Parental Notifications)
(cf. 9000 - Role of the Board)
35160 Authority of governing boards
35160.1 Broad authority of school districts
Policy PETALUMA CITY SCHOOLS
adopted: June 25, 2002 Petaluma, California