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2018 Regular Session



Public Schools - Student Discipline - Suspension and Expulsion and Policies

Sponsored by:

Delegate Patterson


In the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

Synopsis:Authorizing a principal to suspend a certain student for a certain amount of time if the student's continued presence at school is a threat to certain people or a disruption to the learning environment of other students; authorizing a county superintendent to suspend a certain student, at the request of a certain principal, for more than 10 days or expel the student for certain reasons; requiring each county board of education to adopt a written policy on student discipline to include certain provisions; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegate Patterson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Bill imposes a local government mandate which is a directive in a bill requiring a local government unit to perform a task or assume a responsibility that has a discernible fiscal impact on the local government unit
Rules and Executive Nominations
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Assessments
Communications -see also- Electronic Comm; Language; Telecom
Counselors -see also- Guidance Counselors; Social Workers
Education, Boards of
Job Training -see also- Continuing Education
Local Government Mandates
Mental and Behavioral Health
Parents and Guardians -see also- Adoption; Child Custody
Public Schools
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Safety -see also- Cybersecurity; Occupational Safety
School Administration
State Employees
Threats -see also- Harrassment; Violence
Statutes:Article - Education

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February 19, 2018 6:15 P.M.