Decatur County Community Schools
Bylaws & Policies
 

5820 - STUDENT GOVERNMENT

The School Board acknowledges the importance of offering students the opportunity to participate in self-government within the establishment of the schools.

Students shall have the right to organize, conduct meetings, elect officers and representatives, and consult with the administration.

The Board will recognize the Student Council as the official voice of the student body for students in grades K - 12 and for the purpose of:

 A.giving students practical experience in organizing, planning, and affecting outcomes;

 B.developing student leadership;

 C.providing a learning experience in democratic decision making.

The Superintendent shall establish administrative guidelines to implement this policy.