Public School Policies
- Every child comes to school healthy and is supported in his or her pursuit of good mental and physical health through physical education, health, and wellness classes and activities that enrich their lives.
- Every child learns in an environment that is free from discrimination, upholds the tenets of social justice and equality, and provides opportunities for students to feel valued and respected.
- Every child is actively engaged in their learning, which is facilitated by hands-on and project-based learning, community service, extracurricular activities, and other programs that extend learning beyond the classroom.
- Every child participates in personalized learning programs that meet their unique
1. Lack of funding and resources: Many discipline problems arise when students are disengaged and do not have support services to help them persist in their educational pursuits. Lack of textbooks, inexperienced teachers, and non-existent counseling and special education services all contribute to delinquency and high dropout rates.
2. Alternative school environments: In some public
- Deny a student enrollment based on undocumented status;
- Require different procedures to determine a student’s residency;
- Engage in any activities that may discourage a student from enrolling;
- Require students or their parents to document their immigration status;
- Ask questions that may expose a student’s immigration status;
- Require a student’s social security number for enrollment purposes.