Each Board of Education shall develop and maintain appropriate policies for implementation of this policy and for the reasonable provision of appropriate educational services to students who are excluded or suspended from class or school. These policies shall include the establishment of in-school suspension, alternative programs, classes, or schools for those students who are excluded or suspended for failure to abide by the code or any other reason.

The Board Policy shall also provide for immediate notification by telephone to the parent of any child excluded from class, suspended from school; placed in in-school suspension, alternative programs, classes, or school. This notice shall be followed by a written notice of the suspension or other action to be mailed by the next school day to the home of the parent.

Boards of Education are encouraged to use in-school suspension, alternative programs, classes, or schools as an alternative to suspending students from school. Each Board of Education shall provide appropriate due process hearings and other procedures and shall determine the appropriate length of expulsion or suspension for violations of this policy.

Last Updated On April 11, 2019