Morgan County Schools
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2112 - BILL OF RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR STUDENTS AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL

The West Virginia Legislature has established the following:

 A.the mission of public schools is to prepare students for equal and responsible citizenship and productive adulthood;

 B.democratic citizenship and productive adulthood begin with standards of conduct in schools;

 C.schools should be safe havens for learning with high standards of conduct for students; and

 D.rights necessarily carry responsibilities.

In recognition of the above, the Legislature and the Morgan County Board of Education has adopted the following Bill of Rights and Responsibilities for Students and School Personnel the:

 A.right to attend a school and ride a bus that is safe, orderly and drug free;

 B.right to learn and work in a school that has clear discipline codes with fair and consistently enforced consequences for misbehavior;

 C.right to learn and work in a school that has alternative educational placements for violent or chronically disruptive students;

 D.right to be treated with courtesy and respect;

 E.right to attend a school and ride on a bus that is free from bullying;

 F.right to support from school administrators when enforcing discipline policies;

 G.right to support from parents, the community, public officials and businesses in their efforts to uphold high standards of conduct; and

 H.responsibility to adhere to the principles in this Bill of Rights and Responsibilities for Students and School Personnel, and to behave in a manner that guarantees that other students and school personnel enjoy the same rights.

WV Code 18A-5-1c