Parents Right to Know

  • All parents have the right to request the following:

    • A teacher’s professional qualifications, which include: state qualifications, licensure, grade(s) certification, waivers

    • A teacher’s baccalaureate and/or graduate degree, fields of endorsement, previous teaching experience

    • A paraprofessional’s qualifications

    • An assurance that their child’s name, address, and telephone listing not be released to military recruiters

    • All parents will receive information on the following:

    • Their child’s level of achievement in each of the state academic assessments.

    • Their right to public school choice, supplemental services, and more effective involvement if their child’s school is identified for school improvement.

    • Their option to request a transfer to another school within the district if their child is the victim of a violent crime at school.

    • Their right to a timely notification that their child has been assigned, or has been taught for four more consecutive weeks by, a teacher who is not highly qualified.

    All questions and/or concerns should be directed to:

    Mr. Thomas Turck, Superintendent of Schools
    Homer Central School District
    PO Box 500
    Homer, New York 13077