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JI1 Student Dress Code

Each Albuquerque Public School shall adopt an individual dress code appropriate for the school in the minimum standards set forth in administrative procedural directive. No local school board shall allow for the imposition of discipline, discrimination or disparate treatment against a student based on the student's race or culture or because of the student's use of hairstyles or cultural or religious headdresses.

Individual Albuquerque Public Schools may adopt student uniform dress codes. If a school adopts a student uniform dress code, the school shall develop, implement and document processes used to ensure thorough community input and community support for a student uniform dress code.  Albuquerque Public Schools shall provide accommodations for families who require financial assistance with the cost of uniforms.

Administrative Position:

  • Assistant Superintendents for Leadership and Learning

Department Director:

  • Executive Director of Student, Parent and Employee Service Center

References

Legal Cross Ref.:

  • §22-5-4.3 NMSA 1978

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

NSBA/NEPN Classification: JICA

Approved: March 3, 1999
Reviewed: April 2001
Reviewed: September 13, 2010
Reviewed: October 11, 2010
Revised: November 3, 2010
Reviewed: June 16, 2021
Revised: June 16, 2021