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JIB - Student Involvement in Decision Making

Policy JIB

Adopted: February 17, 2011
Amended: October 7, 2021

The School Committee will take into consideration student opinions in establishing policies that directly affect student programs, activities, privileges and other areas of student sensitivity.

Students will be welcomed at Committee meetings and granted privileges of speaking in line with the privileges extended to the general public.

As required by state law, the School Committee will meet at regular intervals while school is in session with the Student Advisory Committee, which is composed of five students from the high school student body.  One member  of the Student Advisory Committee shall be an ex-officio non-voting member of the School Committee without the right to attend executive sessions unless the School Committee votes to allow attendance at a particular session. One member of the Student Advisory Committee will attend each formal school committee meeting.


First Reading 
May 20, 2021

Second Reading 
August 12, 2021

Third Reading 
September 23, 2021

Fourth Reading
October 7, 2021

October 7, 2021

Legal References

M.G.L. 71:38M

Policy Cross Reference

BDF, Advisory Committees to the School Committee





School Committee Policies