5145.121 - 1. Elementary and Secondary - D. Welfare - (9) Civil & Legal Rights & Responsibilities - (a) Invasion of Privacy - (iv) Vehicle Searches on School Grounds
Series 5000 - Students
1. Elementary and Secondary
(9) Civil & Legal Rights & Responsibilities
(a) Invasion of Privacy
(iv) Vehicle Searches on School Grounds
The privilege of bringing a student-operated vehicle onto school premises is hereby conditioned on consent by the student driver to allow the search of that motor vehicle when there is reasonable cause for a search of that motor vehicle. The act of bringing a motor vehicle upon school premises will allow school officials to presume consent by the student, parent or guardian, or owner of the vehicle for a search of that motor vehicle. Refusal by a student, parent or guardian, or owner of the vehicle to allow access to a motor vehicle on school premises at the time of a request to search the motor vehicle will be cause for termination, without further hearing, of the privilege of bringing a motor vehicle onto school premises. The Principal, or a building administrator, may request a law enforcement officer to search a motor vehicle on school premises, subject to provisions of this policy.
(cf. 5145.12 – Search and Seizure)
Connecticut General Statutes
10-221 Boards of education to prescribe rules.
New Jersey vs. T.L.O., 53 U.S.L.W. 4083 (1985)
||June 15, 2009
||SUFFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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