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STUDENT CONDUCT

Policy Number: 
Board File: JIC/JICDA

Public schools provide students with the opportunity for self-improvement and individual growth. School authorities have the right to control student conduct. Students are expected to conduct themselves at all times in a manner which is compatible with the school’s function as an education facility, and in accordance with District policies and regulations concerning student conduct and discipline, including but not limited to the grounds for suspension, expulsion, and classroom removal in policy JKD/JKE. Conduct which disrupts or threatens to disrupt the operation of a school, which interferes in any way with the rights and privileges of other students or citizens, which endangers the health or safety of any person, or which damages property, will not be tolerated and will result in disciplinary action. All employees of the District shall be expected to share responsibility for supervising behavior of students and for seeing that students abide by the established rules of conduct.

 

This policy JIC/JICDA, all of its subcodes, and any corresponding regulations approved by the Board shall constitute the student conduct code for the District.  A summary of this policy, its subcodes, and any corresponding District regulations, as well as any individual school rules governing student conduct, shall be distributed to each student in the District and his or her parents, guardian, or legal custodian at the beginning of each school year, and to each new student and his or her parents, guardian, or legal custodian upon enrollment, and shall be kept on file within each school building throughout the year.
 

Current practice codified 1978
Adopted: May 4, 1982
Revised: October 5, 1993
Revised:  August 20, 1996
Revised:  April 7, 1998, to conform with current law
Revised:  May 16, 2000, to conform with current law
Revised:  August 1, 2000

Revised:  August 7, 2001
Revised: October 15, 2002
 

LEGAL REFS.:
C.R.S. 22-32-109.1
C.R.S. 22-33-101 et seq.
 

CROSS REFS.:
JBA, Nondiscrimination/Non-Harassment of Students
JHD, Exemptions from School Attendance:  School Release Permits
JI/JIA, Student Rights and Responsibilities/Due Process Rights
JICG, Smoking and Other Uses of Tobacco by Students

JICH, Student Involvement Regarding Drugs and Alcohol
JICI, Weapons in School
JJI, Interscholastic Athletics
JK, Student Discipline, and subcodes