State law requires parent or family member involvement in the development of student codes of conduct.
Illinois Compiled Statutes 105-5-10-20.14. Student discipline policies; parent-teacher advisory committee.
(a) To establish and maintain a parent-teacher advisory committee to develop with the school board or governing body of a charter school policy guidelines on pupil discipline, including school searches and bullying prevention as set forth in Section 27-23.7 of this Code [105 ILCS 5/27-23.7]. School authorities shall furnish a copy of the policy to the parents or guardian of each pupil within 15 days after the beginning of the school year, or within 15 days after starting classes for a pupil who transfers into the district during the school year, and the school board or governing body of a charter school shall require that a school inform its pupils of the contents of the policy. School boards and the governing bodies of charter schools, along with the parent-teacher advisory committee, must annually review their pupil discipline policies, the implementation of those policies, and any other factors related to the safety of their schools, pupils, and staff. (a-5) On or before September 15, 2016, each elementary and secondary school and charter school shall, at a minimum, adopt pupil discipline policies that fulfill the requirements set forth in this Section, subsections (a) and (b) of Section 10-22.6 of this Code [105 ILCS 5/10-22.6], Section 34-19 of this Code [105 ILCS 5/10-34-19] if applicable, and federal and State laws that provide special requirements for the discipline of students with disabilities.
The Transforming School Discipline Collaborative Model Student Code of Conduct
Document addresses requirement for districts establish and maintain a parent-teacher advisory committee that develops, together with the school board, policy guidelines on pupil discipline.