Suspensions

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Suspensions

In-School Suspension is exclusion from class but not from school. There is no time limit on in-school suspension. 

 

Short-Term Out-of-School Suspension is a suspension for 0-3 school days. 

 

Long-Term Out-of-School Suspension is a suspension for 4-10 school days. 

  • For long-term suspensions, parents/students have the same right to an Informal Hearing as students in Transfer hearings (see next panel) 

 

For ALL Suspensions, Parents/Students Have the Following Rights: 

  • Students must be informed of the reason for the suspension and be given an opportunity to respond 

  • Parents must be informed in writing** of the suspension 

  • Students must be permitted to make up all work missed during suspension. 

 



** Parents and Students who do not speak English as a first language have a right to receive school notices and procedures in their first language, regarding all disciplinary matters. 

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