Fort Wayne Community Schools FWCS Policies and Procedures

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords parents and students who are 18 years of age or older ("eligible students") certain rights with respect to the student’s education records.

Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA)

The Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA), 20 U.S.C. § 1232h, requires FWCS to notify you and obtain consent or allow you to opt your child out of participating in certain school activities.


FWCS does not tolerate the unjust or prejudicial treatment of any individual or group’s actual or perceived race, color or ethnic group, religion or religious practice, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age, marital status, military status, veteran status, disability or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS) is committed to ensuring the accessibility of its website for people with disabilities.

Bylaws and Policies

The bylaws of the School Board of this Corporation incorporate quotations from the statutes and administrative code of the State of Indiana as well as from the federal statutes and regulations.

Acceptable Use Policy

Fort Wayne Community Schools offers its staff and students access to the Internet. The Internet is an electronic network globally connecting computers and individuals.