General Information and Policies
What You Need to Know
Global Village Academy and the Board of Governors policy prohibit harassment, intimidation or bullying of any student on school property, on a school bus, or at school-sponsored events. Additionally a student(s) found responsible for harassment, intimidation, or bullying by an electronic act may incur the possibility of suspension.
Career Advising Policy
Now more than ever, students need to see a connection between what they are learning in the classroom and their future careers. Ohio Law requires local boards of education to adopt a policy on career advising.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal privacy law that gives parents certain protections with regard to their children's education records, such as report cards, transcripts, disciplinary records, contact and family information, and class schedules.
Parent Right to Know
You have the right to know about the teaching qualifications of your child’s classroom teacher in a school receiving Title I funds. The federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act requires that any local school district receiving Title I funds must notify parents that they may ask about the professional qualifications of their child’s classroom teacher.
Intervention (Supports, Seclusion, & Restraint)
This policy governs the use of positive behavioral methods and emergency safety interventions including seclusion and restraint. Any use of emergency safety interventions that does not meet the requirements set forth in the policy is prohibited.
Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment
The Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA) is a federal law that affords certain rights to parents of minor students with regards to surveys that ask questions of a personal nature.