Children's Rights in School

There are rules to make schools a safe place to learn. Read this to learn about: where your child can go to school, missing school, discipline, bullying, and more.
If think you're being bullied, this booklet explains your legal rights.
You may be able to go to court and get your police records, court records, and school discipline records erased.
You have rights in detention. This book tells you about your legal rights and about what the detention center and others have to do to keep you safe.
Were you kicked out of your house? Did you run away? Do you live in a shelter or temporarily with a friend? Did your family lose their housing?
Here is a guide produced by the Connecticut Department of Education to help parents and guardians get answers to their questions about bullying.  
If government agents question you, it is important to understand your rights. You should be careful about what you say when approached by federal, state or local law enforcement officials. If you give answers, they can be used against you...