NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – New Rochelle resident Maria Baez wants the Board of Education to revise the district's code of conduct so students like her grandson feel safe in the school system.
Baez said her grandson has been bullied for the past two years, and now has no school to go to where he can feel safe.
The board held a second public hearing Tuesday about proposed revisions to the code of conduct based on comments and feedback about the document since the first hearing last month.
Baez also wants to make sure all students know what the code says.
“What good is the code of conduct if it doesn’t benefit all students?” Baez asked.
New Rochelle school board President Chrisanne Petrone said the board would take her suggestions into consideration.
Other parents such as Adam Egelberg said different sections of the document should be worded differently.
"I'd like to see the language rewritten," he said.
Egelberg also said the revisions should have been finished before the school year started.
Residents will be able to submit comments on the district’s website until Friday. District administrators will then review them before they tell the board what they think should be in this year’s rules.
The board is to vote on the revisions during its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at Daniel Webster Elementary School, 95 Glenmore Road.