(1) It is state policy for all school districts to foster an atmosphere of student commitment to excellence in education, recognizing excellence in academics and excellence in citizenship.
(2) Each school district shall determine the activities necessary to qualify for special recognition of student achievement.
(3) In implementing the state policy, and after consultation with the student body, an elementary or secondary school shall offer special recognition as appropriate. Special recognition may include, but need not be limited to:
(a) Reduced admission to athletic events;
(b) Discount on school yearbook;
(c) Discount on student store merchandise;
(d) Free or discounted school parking permits;
(e) Free or discounted tickets to student events;
(f) Exemption from a limited number of semester finals;
(g) Academic “Pride” insignia;
(h) Early registration privileges;
(i) Local merchant discounts where available to the district; and
(j) Free membership in school organizations. [1991 c.344 §1; 2005 c.209 §24]Section: Previous 336.160 336.165 336.168 336.170 336.175 336.176 336.177 336.179 336.180 336.181 336.183 336.185 336.187 336.190 336.195 Next
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