Reporting Code Violations

To School District Personnel

Students, teachers and other District personnel are encouraged to report any violation of the Code of Conduct to the Building Principal or, in his/her absence, the Acting Building Principal.

Teachers and other District personnel shall immediately report violent students to the Building Principal or Superintendent of Schools.

To Local Law Enforcement Agencies

The Principal or his/her designee must notify the appropriate local law enforcement agency of those code violations that constitute a crime and substantially affect the order or security of a school as soon as practical, but in no event later than the close of business the day the Principal or his/her designee learns of the violation. The notification may be made by telephone, followed by a letter mailed on same day as the telephone call is made. The notification must identify the student and explain the conduct that violated the code of conduct and constituted a crime.

To Human Services Agencies

The District will report any violations of the Code of Conduct which constitute a crime when the actor is under the age of 16 to the appropriate human services agencies. When necessary, the District will file a juvenile delinquency petition or a person in need of supervision (PINS) petition in Family Court.