New Special Education Resource: Discipline Procedures for Students in Charter Schools

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July 31, 2014 Discipline Policies and Procedures for Students in Charter Schools FAQs is an exciting new resource that includes guidance around developing sound discipline policies, procedures, and practices for all students as well as specific guidance related to discipline of students with special needs.

It seeks to answers the following frequently asked questions:

  • What legal requirements apply to charter schools?
  • What additional protections apply to students with disabilities?
  • Do students eligible under Section 504 receive the same protections as students with IEPs?
  • Are students not yet identified for special education eligible for protection?
  • What are some of the alternatives to suspension?

The answer to each of these questions is complex; however, this resource document will help define and explain the legal requirement and provide some examples of best practices to help your school craft a great discipline policy.

Discipline Policies and Procedures for Students in Charter Schools FAQs