ERIC Number: ED335788
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Aug
Handicapped Students: The Expulsion Question.
Vogt, Jeannie G.; McGee, Jerry C.
Legal considerations in student discipline policies, particularly expulsion, and the rights of handicapped students are discussed in this paper. The public school administrator's dilemma is to uphold students' legal rights while maintaining a safe learning environment for all students. A review of recent litigation concludes that implementation of the Rehabilitation Act (1974) and the Education for all Handicapped Children Act (1975) has provided civil and entitlement rights, yet has been accompanied by an upsurge in litigation. The recommendation is made for establishing a limit on resources that are spent on court litigation and encouraging mediation. (12 references) (LMI)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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