The Board sanctions and recommends the organization of student government organizations in the schools. Such councils shall assist in improving the general welfare of all students and shall give students the opportunity to participate in the orderly workings of the democratic process.
Such organizations shall not have authority to make policies or regulations for the school, nor shall they have any disciplinary authority. However, a student government organization may make recommendations to the administration on any topic of student concern.
Date Approved: April 28, 1981
Date Revised: August 19, 2014
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