Student Rights

First Amendment Freedoms
Drug Testing and Student Searches
Student Privacy

First Amendment Freedoms

TASB Resources

  • TASB Legal Services' article Student Dress and Appearance (pdf) answers frequently asked questions on student dress codes, uniforms, and other issues that arise with student dress and appearance.
  • TASB Legal Services' article Student Protests (pdf) addresses issues that schools may encounter when dealing with student protests, including when a school may discipline expressive conduct.
  • For information on student-led prayer at graduation and student legal issues related to the holiday season, see eSource at Religion in the Public Schools.
  • For information on distributing nonschool materials on school property, see eSource at Community Relations.
  • For information on grievances, see eSource at Personnel – Employment Conditions – Grievances.

Drug Testing and Student Searches

TASB Resources

Student Privacy

Other Resources

  • The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) Family Policy Compliance Office provides a number of resources related to compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA).