The purpose of school is to cultivate, or study, the art and science of peace. For peace allows harmony. Harmony promotes balance. Balance affords homeostasis. Homeostasis is the natural order of all life force energy. Nature abhors a vacuum and will always return to balance, no matter what.
It has been my experience in a lifetime of teaching and learning that when we remember these natural laws, the rights of our youth are respected and nurtured. The rights of the many, the good of the many, are also.