Arkansas - Family Engagement into Policymaking on School Discipline and Behavior Management: Stakeholders

Area: 
Stakeholders
Policy Type: 
regulation; statute
Summary: 

State law requires parent or family member involvement in the development of student codes of conduct.

Arkansas Administrative Rules 005.15.11-003 Guidelines for the Development, Review and Revision of School District Student Discipline and School Safety Policies

4.00 GENERAL GUIDELINES AND MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • 4.01 Parents, students, and school district personnel, including teachers, shall be involved in the development of school district student discipline policies.
    • 4.01.1 School districts should strive to ensure that those involved with the development of school district student discipline policies come from diverse racial, gender, and socioeconomic backgrounds and that the group consist of a sufficient number of individuals to provide broad representation within the district.

2017 Arkansas Code 6-18-502. Guidelines for development of school district student discipline policies

(a) The Department of Education shall establish guidelines for the development of school district student discipline policies.

(b) Such guidelines shall include, but not be limited to, the following requirements:

  • (1) Parents, students, and school district personnel, including teachers, shall be involved in the development of school district student discipline policies;
    Arkansas General Assembly
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