Student Responsibilities Under the School Act

The Alberta School Act outlines specific responsibilities of students under Section 12, which states:

12. A student shall conduct himself or herself so as to reasonably comply with the following code of conduct:

a) be diligent in pursuing the student’s studies;

b) attend school regularly and punctually;

c) co-operate fully with everyone authorized by the board toprovide education programs and other services;

d) comply with the rules of the school;

e) account to the student’s teachers for the student’s conduct;

f) respect the rights of others;

g) ensure that the student’s conduct contributes to a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment that respects diversity and fosters a sense of belonging;

h) refrain from, report and not tolerate bullying or bullying behaviour directed toward others in the school, whether or not it occurs within the school building, during the school day or by electronic means;

i) positively contribute to the student’s school and community.