The rights students enjoy in public school are not the same as those in a private school. Private schools are covered by contract law. Basically, this means that private K-12 institutions have far more leeway to conduct investigations, withhold findings, and ask a student or faculty member to leave. How can you find out what your rights are at Central Christian Academy? Start with the Parent/Student Handbook. The handbook spells out rules which govern your relationship with the school. You have signed or will sign a document that says you have read the Parent/Student Handbook, which is a legal contract, stating that you understand the rules which govern your relation with Central Christian Academy. Failure to follow these rules may result in you being suspended or dismissed from school.