FND Student Rights and Responsibilities: Married Students

Married students shall have the same rights and responsibilities regarding education in the School as unmarried students have. This includes the right to participate in any extra-curricular activities on the same basis, and subject to the same requirements, as an unmarried student.

Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD v. Knight, 418 S.W. 2d 335 (Tex. Civ. App. 1967); Bell v. Lone Oak ISD, 507 S.W.2d 636 (1974)

The School shall not apply any rule concerning a student’s actual or potential marital status that treats students differently on the basis of sex.

20 U.S.C. 1681; 34 CFR 106.40

Except as expressly provided by law, a student who has been married in accordance with Texas law has the capacity and power of an adult, regardless of age.

Family Code 1.104

Adopted: 4/7/78

Amended: 1/11/80, 11/17/95, 1/26/07

Reviewed: 5/25/04