603.11 – Citizenship
Being a citizen of the United States, of Iowa, and of the school district community entitles students to special privileges and protections as well as requiring the students to assume civic, economic, and social responsibilities and to participate in their country, state, and school district community in a manner that entitles them to keep these rights and privileges.
As part of the education program, students shall have an opportunity to learn about their rights, privileges, and responsibilities as citizens of this country, state, and school district community. As part of this learning opportunity, students shall be instructed in the elements of good citizenship and the role quality citizens play in their country, state, and school district community.
NOTE: This is a mandatory policy.
Legal Reference: Iowa Code §§ 256.11, .11A (2013).; 281 I.A.C. 12.3(6), 12.5(3)(b)-(5)(b).
Date of Adoption: September 3, 1991
Reviewed & Revised: June 3, 1996; April 19, 2004; January 19, 2009; March 21, 2016; June 17, 2019