The administration, faculty, and staff of Texas Leadership Public Schools desire that you understand clearly the philosophy, general guidelines and curriculum offerings for a positive learning experience during your student’s school years. The Student / Parent Handbook will assist you in planning and partnering with the school in a joint effort to meet your student’s individual needs. It is imperative that the students and parent/guardians become familiar with the uniform requirements, discipline system, and campus operating guidelines.
Please be aware that this handbook is updated annually, even though policy adoption and revision is an on-going process. Therefore, any changes in policy that affect the Student/Parent/Guardian Handbook provisions will be made available to students and parent/guardian through newsletters sent home in the student’s Exchange Folder or other communications as soon as reasonably possible.
You will also find the Student Code of Conduct below.
TLCA Abilene - Addendum
TLCA San Angelo - Addendums
The Student Code of Conduct (Code) is the district’s response to the requirements of Chapter 37 of the Texas Education Code.
The Code provides methods and options for managing students in the classroom and on school grounds, disciplining students, and preventing and intervening in student discipline problems.
The law requires the district to define misconduct that may—or must—result in a range of specific disciplinary consequences including removal from a regular classroom or campus, out-of-school suspension, and further.
This Student Code of Conduct has been adopted by the Texas Leadership Public Schools Board at the advice of our legal council. This Code provides information to parents and students regarding standards of conduct, consequences of misconduct, and procedures for administering discipline. It remains in effect during summer school and at all school-related events and activities outside the school year until an updated version adopted by the board becomes effective for the next school year.
In accordance with state law, the Code shall be posted at each school campus or shall be available for review at the office of the campus principal. Additionally, the Code shall be available at the office of the campus behavior coordinator and posted on the district’s website. Parents shall be notified of any conduct violation that may result in disciplinary action, under Chapter 37 of the Education Code.
Because the Student Code of Conduct is adopted by the district’s Board of Trustees, it has the force of policy; therefore, in case of conflict between the Code and the Student Handbook, the Code shall prevail.
Please note: The discipline of students with disabilities who are eligible for services under federal law (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973) is subject to the provisions of those laws.
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