The law of procedure in student suspensions and expulsions
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The law of procedure in student suspensions and expulsions by Robert E Phay

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Published by National Organization on Legal Problems in Education in Topeka, Kan .
Written in English


  • Student suspension -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Student expulsion -- Law and legislation -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert E. Phay
SeriesNOLPE monograph series, ERIC/CEM state-of-the-knowledge series ; no. 34, NOLPE monograph series
ContributionsERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, National Organization on Legal Problems of Education
The Physical Object
Pagination57 p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22783709M

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TYPES OF SUSPENSIONS AND EXPULSIONS Michigan Law requires a school district to permanently expel a student who possesses a dangerous weapon, commits arson or criminal sexual conduct. Subsequent laws were enacted that allow a one-day snap suspension by a teacher for a student who creates a safety threat; requires school districts to. Since the United States Supreme Court Decision of "Goss versus Lopez," which provided the foundation for the law of procedure in student suspensions, the law of expulsion and suspension has reached such a level of complexity that school officials can no longer simply "do what is right" when punishing students by expulsion or suspension. The purpose of this book is to outline, describe, and interpret the law of student expulsion and suspension as it is known today, based on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Goss v. Lopez and the hundreds of cases that have been decided since. Join Us! There's a plan just for you, as a new member of Education Law Association. To join is so easy. And the benefits so plentiful. Interested?

The "Goss" decision established that a student's education is a property interest. The text looks at requirements for giving notice of long-term suspensions and expulsions, the timeliness of hearings, the persons who should receive notice, and location of the student pending the hearing. Increasing attention is being focused on the issue of student discipline, in part as a result of the school violence incidents that have occurred in recent months. With zero tolerance policies being implemented by many districts, and threats of violence being taken more seriously, an increase in the number of expulsion proceedings has taken place. In Goss v. Lopez and Wood v. Strickland, the U.S. Supreme Court spelled out what due process means as it applies to suspension and expulsion of public school students. In Goss v. Lopez, the Court decided that a student who is suspended for up to ten days without a hearing is entitled to due process of law: "students must be given some kind of notice and afforded some kind of hearing. Dec 08,  · Schools cannot use long-term suspensions or expulsions except in cases involving certain serious behaviors (see the sections on long-term suspensions and expulsions for details). Schools also cannot impose discipline in a way that would deny or .

School Discipline: Suspensions & Expulsions In North Carolina, as well as across the country, school discipline is typically imposed by suspending students from school. More than , short-term suspensions (10 days or less) and approximately 4, long-term suspensions are issued annually to students in the N.C. public schools. Introduction This compilation presents school discipline-related laws and regulations for U.S. states, U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia, and, where available, links . Decatur student suspensions drop since state law passage per the guidelines outlined in the Student Code of Conduct Book and Parent Handbook.” in the top 20 percent for suspensions. Elementary, Middle & High School Student Suspensions and Expulsions. College Student? Click here to read about our national student defense of suspensions, dismissals, and expulsions from college. While both public and private schools have the right to enact discipline, those rights are not unlimited. If a student is facing a suspension or.