CADDO PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
JG - STUDENT DISCIPLINE
I. PHILOSOPHY OF DISCIPLINE
Every student is entitled to an education which shall be offered in an orderly,
healthy atmosphere, both physical and emotional, and to firm, fair treatment in
all matters pertaining to school life.
Every child shall comply with all rules and regulations of both the state and
the Caddo Parish School Board having to do with student behavior. In a
democracy there exist many privileges and freedoms, all of which are dependent
on observance of certain rules and regulations. It should be made very clear
that any student, by his own failure to comply with school regulations, may
lose his right to a public education.
Each teacher in Caddo Parish is responsible for providing an environment that
will bring about effective learning, thus enabling each student to achieve his
The home shares responsibility in the education of youth, and the attitude of
the home toward school is reflected by the student.
II. DEFINITION OF DISCIPLINE
Discipline is a standard of behavior, which is demonstrated by appropriate
conduct in all situations. Any student whose behavior is not conducive to a
viable learning environment shall be subjected to disciplinary action in
accordance with the policies, methods, and procedures hereinafter set forth.
III. DEFINITION OF DISCIPLINARY ACTION
Disciplinary action is the method and process whereby appropriate and
acceptable standards of conduct and order are maintained. It involves the acts
of correcting, restricting, withholding of privileges and the administration of
other penalties and punishments commensurate to the particular infraction of
rules and/or regulations.
IV. DISCIPLINE AND THE LAW
Responsibilities of the Principal
In order to exercise the proper disciplinary control of the school in which one
is assigned through the authority granted by the Caddo Parish School Board and
the Louisiana State Law R.S