This handbook contains the FCPS School Board's Standards of Student Conduct and notice of requirements in Section 22.1-2793-3 of the Code of Virginia. It is provided to all students at the beginning of each school year. It requires that parents/guardians and students both sign they acknowledge receipt of this and related policies. It includes a notice that parents and guardians expressly reserve their constitutional rights.
FCPS required that parents/guardians and students sign that they "acknowledge" the Rules of Conduct and were subject to a $50 fine if they didn't sign. This generated a civil rights lawsuit by the Rutherford Institute that was settled.
Instructions from the Virginia Department of Education to school boards on how to implement student conduct policies. It should be noted that local jurisdictions have quite a bit of flexibility in how they implement the regulations.
This fact sheet talks about why video cameras are a bad idea for Fairfax County High School interiors, including cafeterias, hallways and "hot spots".
Mission:Transform the Fairfax County Public School
discipline system from a criminal and punitive approach to a restorative,
educational, and therapeutic process by working with families, FCPS,
county staff, civil rights and child development specialists, and legal