Regulations And Procedures Are Needed For Ensuring The Safety Of The Students, Teachers, And Parents

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Policies, regulations and procedures are needed to ensure the safety of the students, teachers, staff, and parents. These guidelines are set in place for maintaining order and giving support where needed. Leon County school board has given several Policies, regulations and procedures. I will go over a few that I think are the most important.
5516: Student Hazing
Hazing, as we know is a major issue. Hazing is defined as “Hazing is defined as performing any act or coercing another, including the victim, to perform any act that causes or creates a substantial risk of causing mental or physical harm. "Hazing" includes, but is not limited to, pressuring or coercing the student into violating State or Federal law, any brutality of a physical nature, such as whipping, beating, branding, exposure to the elements, forced consumption of any food, liquor, drug, or other substance, or other forced physical activity that could adversely affect the physical health or safety of the student, and also includes any activity that would subject the student to extreme mental stress, such as sleep deprivation, forced exclusion from social contact, forced conduct that could result in extreme embarrassment, or other forced activity that could adversely affect the mental health or dignity of the student.” ("The School Board of Leon County", 2016)
Hazing is a huge problem in sports. Students let power and higher roles go to their head. They tend to lash out and ridicule the weaker or younger…

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