Code of Alabama

School's Responsibility

(b) Each local public board of education shall adopt a written policy for its standards on school behavior.  Each local public school superintendent shall provide at the commencement of each academic year a copy of the written policy on school behavior to each parent, guardian, or other person having care or control of a child who is enrolled.  Included in the written policy shall be a copy of this section.  The signature of the student and the parent, guardian, or other person having control or custody of the child shall document receipt of the policy.

Code of Alabama 1975 §16-28-12(b)


(c) ...The superintendent of education or his or her designee shall report suspected violations to the district attorney within 10 days. Any principal or superintendent of education or his or her designee intentionally failing to report a suspected violation shall be guilty of a Class C misdemeanor. The district attorney shall vigorously enforce this section to ensure proper conduct and required attendance by any child enrolled in public school.

Code of Alabama 1975 §16-28-12(c)

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