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603.11 Citizenship

Code No. 603.11


Being a citizen of the United States, of Iowa and of the school district community entitles students to special privileges and protections as well as requiring the students to assume civic, economic and social responsibilities and to participate in their country, state and school district community in a manner that entitles them to keep these rights and privileges.

As part of the education program, students will have an opportunity to learn about their rights, privileges, and responsibilities as citizens of this country, state and school district community.  As part of this learning opportunity students are instructed in the elements of good citizenship and the role quality citizens play in their country, state and school district community.

NOTE: This is a mandatory policy.

Legal Reference:     
Iowa Code §§ 256.11, .11A (2013).
281 I.A.C. 12.3(6), 12.5(3)(b)-(5)(b).

Cross Reference:     
101 Educational Philosophy of the School District
502 Student Rights and Responsibilities
503 Student Discipline

Approved: 2/8/17, Reviewed: 6/14/23, Revised: 
Grinnell-Newburg School District, Grinnell, IA