Proposed Children's 'Bill of Rights'
All children have the right to:
A healthy, secure, nurturing infancy and early childhood;
A free, sound, basic education;
An education appropriate for his or her needs;
An education which respects their culture, race, socioeconomic background, and the language4of their home;
Schools and educational programs which are effective;
Educational programs which prepare them for jobs, for college, for family life, and for citizenship in a democracy;
The resources needed to secure their educational rights;
Pursue their education in school buildings which are clean, safe, and in good repair;
Pursue their education without fear;
An education which involves responsibilities as well as rights.