Student Bill of Rights

These nine rights should be guaranteed to every student, in every school

Access & Affordability

All students have the right to an affordable and equitable education.

Civic Participation

All students have the right to engage with their community and expect their schools to treat them with the rights of citizens.

Influence Decisions

All students have the right to an affordable and equitable education.

Deeper Learning

All students have the right to an education tailored to their individual needs and that prepares them for life beyond high school.

Diversity & Inclusivity

All students have the right to learn in an environment that doesn’t discriminate against them and reflects the variety of backgrounds in the student body.

Due Process

All students have the right to understand existing rules in their school and the opportunity to address unfair treatment.

Free Expression

All students have the right to express themselves within an educational context.

Modern Technology

All students have the right to access modern technology to use for their education.

Positive School Climate

All students have the right to feel mentally, physically, and emotionally safe in school.

Share the Student Bill of Rights

Students should be guaranteed basic rights in their schools. We wrote nine requirements for all schools — and if you think your school is missing the mark, share it.

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