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Student Code of Behavior

The Discipline Code covers infractions and the range of possible disciplinary and other responses for grades K-5 and grades 6-12, including how students/families can appeal decisions. It also includes the Student’s Bill of Rights and Responsibilities. The guide is available in all nine covered languages. Download the most recent version of the Discipline Code along with the Chancellor's letter to parents and Behavioral Contracts for students.
Parent Bill of Rights

The Parent Bill of Rights spells out the rights and responsibilities of parents and families to help ensure that all students get a quality education. We've also developed a comprehensive procedure for parents to lodge complaints. 

Parents’ Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security

The Parents’ Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security spells out additional rights of parents regarding their child’s data.
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Respect for All

The NYCDOE is committed to maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment that is free from harassment, intimidation and/or bullying and from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, citizen-ship/immigration status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or weight. Respect for All offers supports and resources for educators, students and families.

Student Bill of Rights 

The Student Bill of Rights and Responsibilities lays out standards, rights, and expectations for students. It is a part of the Discipline Code.