Parents Did You Know

Parents, Did You Know…


Richard Hardy Memorial School is “asbestos free”.

Contact Information: Asbestos Coordinator and Management Plan Name of School Asbestos Coordinator:   David Hill

Telephone Number of Asbestos Coordinator: 1-423-837-7282 Location of School Management Plan:
Maintenance Office
Richard Hardy Memorial School
1620 Hamilton Avenue South Pittsburg, TN 37380

The Management Plan is available for review during normal school hours. Cost for a Copy of the Management Plan: 25¢ per copy

Parents are to be informed of their child’s eligibility for service in specific programs including: Title I-A, Migrant, Title I-C, Title I-D, and Title-Ill.

Parents may request information about the qualification of teachers and paraprofessionals who instruct their child.

  • Parents are to receive notification if a district employs a teacher for four or more consecutive weeks who does not meet the highly qualified requirement.
  • Parents have the right to request that their child’s name, address, and telephone number not be released to a military recruiter without prior written consent.
  • Parents of students in schools identified as unsafe are to be notified in writing of their rights.
  • Under the Tennessee State Board of Education’s Unsafe School Choice Policy, any public  school student who is the victim of a violent crime as defined under Tennessee Code Annotated 40-38-111(g), or the attempt to commit one of these offenses as defined under Tennessee Code Annotated 39-12-101, shall be provided an opportunity to transfer to another grade-level appropriate school within  the district. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the school’s principal.
  • All  students   and parents   have received  a copy of the  code of conduct and

Disciplinary policies designed to create and maintain safe, disciplined, and drug-free environments.

Low Cost Legal Assistance to Parents:

Tennessee Protection and Advocacy Agency 800-821-4575

Southeast Tennessee Legal Services 423-756-4013 737

737 Market Street, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402