California Education Code 51101 has a handy list of public school parents' rights neatly packaged for use when push comes to shove in California schools. Some of these rights may come as a surprise to parents who are being denied a simple parent-teacher conference, can't get their child's records, are denied volunteer opportunities, were never given the school policies, or are having other difficulties in the public school environment.
Section 51101 affords the following rights to California public school parents (be advised this is an abbreviated list and is paraphrased):
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