YCCS believes that parent and guardians have the following rights:
To be actively involved in their child’s education
To be treated fairly and respectfully by the school principal, teachers, and other staff
To access information about the Youth Connection Charter School (YCCS) policies and procedures
To be notified promptly if their child is disciplined for inappropriate or disruptive behavior and
informed of the consequences assigned.
To appeal disciplinary actions taken
To receive information about their child’s academic and behavioral progress
To read and become familiar with the YCCS Discipline Policy and YCCS Policy and Procedures Manual.
To make sure their child attends school regularly, on time, and to notify the school before the
school day begins if their child is absent.
To give the school accurate and current contact information
To tell school officials about any concerns or complaints respectfully and in a timely manner
To work with the school principal, teachers, and other staff to address any academic or
behavioral concerns regarding their child.
To talk with their child about the behavior expected in school.
To support their child’s learning and school activities at home
To be respectful and courteous to staff, other parents, guardians, and students
To respect other students’ privacy rights.
Academic tutoring (if academic related)
Peace circle with students and teacher.
If a student, parent, guardian, or community member has any concerns, they have the right to
contact the campus principal to request a meeting. Requests can be made via phone or in
writing. All campus contact information can be found under the Campuses Tab of this website.
The principal will respond within three business days to schedule a conference via phone,
virtually, or in-person.
If a parent, guardian, student, or community member wishes to further discuss a campus
principal’s decision, they may contact the YCCS Administrative Office at 312-328-0799 to be
connected to the assigned YCCS campus representative.
If a parent, guardian, student, or community member wishes to further discuss a YCCS campus
representative’s decision, they may contact the YCCS Administrative Office at 312-328-0799 to be
connected to the YCCS Assistant Director.
If a parent, guardian, student, or community member wishes to further discuss a decision of the
YCCS Assistant Director they may contact the YCCS Administrative Office at 312-328-0799 to
request the issue be reviewed by the YCCS Board of Directors. The YCCS Board will review all
available documentation and statements at the first scheduled Board or committee. The YCCS
Board of Directors or designee’s decision shall be final.