The School Board will seek restitution from students and their parent(s)/guardian(s) for vandalism or other student acts which cause damage to school property. The Parental Responsibility Law makes parent(s)/guardian(s) of unemancipated minors, 11 through 18 years of age, liable for actual damages, up to $20,000, for malicious acts.
LEGAL REF.: 740 ILCS 115/ 5 as amended by P.A. 94-130 et seq.
CROSS REF.: 7:130, 7:190
ADOPTED: October 4, 1999
REVISED: May 22, 2006
5-YEAR REVIEW: August 2014 (no changes)