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

Area: 
Stakeholders
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

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

Mississippi Code 1972 37-11-55 Code of student conduct

The local school board shall adopt and make available to all teachers, school personnel, students and parents or guardians, at the beginning of each school year, a code of student conduct developed in consultation with teachers, school personnel, students and parents or guardians. The code shall be based on the rules governing student conduct and discipline adopted by the school board and shall be made available at the school level in the student handbook or similar publication.

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