School Board of Charlotte County
Bylaws & Policies
Table of Contents


5000 - STUDENTS
5111.01Homeless Students
5111.02Educational Opportunity for Military Children
5111.03Children and Youth in Foster Care
5112Entrance Requirements
5114Foreign Students
5120School Assignment Within District and School Assignment Within School
5121Controlled Open Enrollment
5130Withdrawal and Leaves from School
5136Electronic/Wireless Communication Devices
5200Attendance
5215Missing and Absent Children
5223Absences for Religious Instruction
5225Absences for Religious Holidays
5230Late Arrival and Early Dismissal
5230.01Elementary and Middle Students: Late Arrivals (Tardy) and Early Dismissals
5310School Health Services
5320Immunization
5330Medical Treatment and Medication Administration
5335Care of Students with Chronic Health Conditions
5340Student Accidents
5341Emergency Medical Authorization
5350Student Suicide - Prevention and Response
5410Student Progression
5421.01Grade Forgiveness
5451Student Recognition
5460Graduation Requirements
5460.01Graduation Requirements for Transfer Students
5464Accelerated Graduation Options
5465General Education Development (GED) Tests
5500Student Conduct and Zero Tolerance
5511.01School-Based Uniform Dress Code
5512Tobacco and Smoke-Free Environment
5513Vandalism, Damage, Loss, and Malicious Mischief
5515Vehicle Use by Students
5516Hazing
5517Prohibition of Harassment
5517.01Bullying and Harassment
5517.02Sexual Misconduct
5517.03Dating Violence and Abuse
5530Drug Prevention
5540Investigations of Students by Outside Agencies
5600Student Discipline
5610Removal, Out-of-School Suspension, and Expulsion of Students
5610.01Teacher Removal of Students from Classroom - Teacher Protection Act
5610.02In-School Discipline
5610.03After School Detention of Students
5610.04Detaining Students for Questioning
5611Due Process Rights
5630Corporal Punishment and Use of Reasonable Force and Restraint
5630.01Use of Reasonable Force and Restraint
5722School-Sponsored Publications and Productions
5724Distribution of Literature and Materials to Students
5730Student Groups, Clubs, and Organizations
5751Parental-Marital Status of Students
5771Search and Seizure
5772Weapons
5780Student/Parent Rights
5830Fund-Raising for School Projects and Activities
5855Student Attendance at School Events
5880Public Appearance of School Groups