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ERIC Number: ED333590
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Dec
Pages: 38
Abstractor: N/A
State Law Challenges to School Discipline: An Outline of Claims and Case Summaries.
Pressman, Robert
This publication presents topic headings that may be used as a checklist of state law grounds for challenging a disciplinary action. Topics include: (1) illegality in rule adoption; (2) inadequate notice that conduct is subject to discipline; (3) existence of a protected interest; (4) inadequate notice of hearing; (5) inadequate hearing procedures; (6) unauthorized discipline; (7) discipline inconsistent with a body's own rules; (8) discipline inconsistent with a state statute or regulation; (9) excessive discipline; (10) discipline implicating a state-created right to education, free expression, privacy, freedom from defamation, and substantive due process; (11) discipline involving arbitrary, capricious, or unreasonable conduct; (12) disparity in discipline; (13) discipline involving a contract violation; (14) appeal; and (15) remedies. Within each subject matter category are the subheadings "student prevailed,""student did not prevail," and "other related decisions." Within each category, decisions are listed in alphabetical order by state, with the most recent state decision appearing first. (MLH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Law and Education, Boston, MA.