ST. LOUIS BOARD OF EDUCATION POLICY
The principal and the school staff shall exercise active concern for the establishment and support of an organization of parents and community persons affiliated with the school.
It is expected that the principal and school staff will work to ensure that the organization of parents and community persons is well-informed and encourage school visits by the organization.
The principal and the school staff will coordinate consultations between parents and teachers to facilitate a high degree of communication between the school and home.
School personnel shall set up an effective system of communication between school and home on a regular basis.
School personnel shall ensure that parents and community persons receive timely information regarding school meetings, issues, and activities.
The principal shall have discretion to exclude any parent or other person from school property or from any school class, program, event, meeting or assembly, if the principal believes that such parent or other person’s attendance will disrupt the educational process or present a threat of harm to the students, school staff or the public. Any time, however, that parents or other members of the public are permitted to attend and observe a school class, program, event, meeting or assembly, no parent or other member of the public shall be excluded based solely on the person’s viewpoint or opinion regarding the subject matter or content of the class, program, event, meeting or assembly, nor shall any parent be excluded based solely on the fact that his/her child has opted out of said class, program, event, meeting or assembly.
All school staff shall welcome parents and other guests to the schools.
Policy adopted: June 26, 1990
Revised: February 9, 1999
Revised: March 18, 2003