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Policy 3200

Student Rights & Responsibilities

Each year, the superintendent shall develop and make available to all students, their parents and staff handbooks pertaining to student rights, conduct, corrective actions and punishment. Such statements shall be developed with the participation of parents and the community. The school principal and staff shall confer at least annually to develop and/or review student conduct standards and the uniform enforcement of those standards as related to the established student handbooks. They shall also confer annually to establish criteria for determining when certificated employees must complete classes to improve classroom management skills.

All students who attend the district’s schools shall comply with the written policies, rules and regulations of the schools, shall pursue the required course of studies, and shall submit to the authority of staff of the schools, subject to such corrective action or punishment as the school officials shall determine.

Legal References:
RCW 28A.600.010 Government of schools, pupils, employees, rules and regulations for — Due process guarantees — Enforcement
28A.600.020 Government of schools, pupils, employees optimum learning atmosphere
28A.600.040 Pupils to comply with rules & regulations
28A.400.110 Principal to assure appropriate discipline
28A.150.240 Basic Education Act of 1977 — Certificated teaching and administrative staff as accountable for class room teaching — Scope — Responsibilities — Penalty
28A.405.060 Course of study and regulations Enforcement — Withholding salary warrant for failure
WAC 180-40-225 School rules defining misconduct — Distribution of rules
392-168 Citizen Complaint Procedure for Certain Categorical Federal Programs



La Center School District Adopted: March 27th, 2007