2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 22 - Education
Article 29 - Character Education
§ 22-29-103. Character education - development - resource
(1) Each school district, either individually or through a board of cooperative services, is strongly encouraged to establish a character education program designed to help students cultivate honesty, respect, responsibility, courtesy, respect for and compliance with the law, integrity, respect for parents, home, and community, and the dignity and necessity of a strong work ethic, conflict resolution, and other skills, habits, and qualities of character that will promote an upright, moral, and desirable citizenry and better prepare students to become positive contributors to society. The program may include information concerning this country's founding documents and concerning religion in American history. Such character education program should be designed to stress the importance that each teacher model and promote the guidelines of behavior established in the character education program for youth to follow at all times, in every class.
(2) The general assembly encourages each school district to work with parents and legal guardians of students enrolled in the school district and the community in which the school district operates in the development of any character education program established pursuant to subsection (1) of this section.
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