• Student Discipline

    Public Act 102: 

     Requires school districts to expel a student in grade six or above for up to 180 days for student-on-student assault.

     

    Public Act 103: 

     Allows a teacher to suspend any age student from his/her class, subject or activity for one day if the teacher “has good reason to believe” the pupil’s conduct merits suspension under the local school board’s student code of conduct.   The teacher takes responsibility for contacting parents.

     

    Public Act 104:  

    Requires permanent expulsion of students in grades six and above who intentionally cause or attempt to cause physical harm to a staff member, volunteer, or contractor in a school.  In addition, expulsion of up to 180 days is required for students in grades six and above for verbal threats, bomb threats, or similar threats.