ERIC Number: ED261479
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Discipline for Handicapped Children.
Education Law Center, Inc., Newark, NJ.
The paper addresses New Jersey and federal regulations and legislation regarding discipline for handicapped students. Policies regarding such minor disciplinary action as detention, work assignment, in-school suspension, or temporary assignment to a time-out room are considered. The role of the Individualized Education Programs in determining appropriateness of disciplinary sanctions is stressed. Policies and procedures regarding suspension and expulsion are described, and relevant court cases cited. Legal requirements of procedural safeguards for a change of placement are specified. (CL)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Court Litigation, Disabilities, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education, Expulsion, Federal Legislation, In School Suspension, Individualized Education Programs, School Policy, State Legislation, State Standards
Education Law Center, Inc., Room 209, 155 Washington St., Newark, NJ 07102
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Law Center, Inc., Newark, NJ.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey