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2017 Regular Session



Maryland School Discipline Reform Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Washington, A.


In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring each county board of education to adopt the Maryland Guidelines for a State Code of Discipline as the code of discipline for the local school system; requiring the State Department of Education to disaggregate data in any student discipline data report in a specified manner; requiring the Department to collect data on alternative school discipline practices; requiring the Department to implement standardized training practices on student discipline for all public school security personnel on or before July 1, 2018; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates A. Washington, Angel, Patterson, Tarlau, M. Washington, Wilkins, and Ali
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Continuing Education -see also- Job Training
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Data -see also- Census; Demographics
Education, Boards of
Education, State Department of
Ethnic Affairs
Gender -see also- Women
Statutes:Article - Education

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November 28, 2017 1:05 P.M.