Office of the Organizational Ombuds Advocacy Handbooks
Office of the Organizational Ombuds: Student Advocacy Handbook
The Student Advocacy Handbook is a resource for students to better understand resources and supports that have been developed by Atlanta Public schools to enrich the academic experience and school communities.
Information provided within the handbook has been designed for the purpose of aiding students in:
- Understanding rights, responsibilities, and expectations.
- Enhancing knowledge of policies, procedures, and communication strategies used by schools.
- Developing a knowledge of resources and best practices for navigating within school and the larger district community.
- Gaining skills to promote self-advocacy and communication.
The handbook contains answers to frequently addressed topics and provides information to assist students in connecting with the school district to enhance their academic experiences.