ERIC Number: ED443256
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Mar-6
Reference Count: N/A
Special Education Considerations in Student Discipline Procedures.
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services.
This policy statement from the Michigan Department of Education interprets federal provisions and the laws of the state as they may pertain to children receiving special education services. It describes disciplinary procedures for students already receiving special education services, students not yet eligible for special education, students receiving a suspension for 10 school days or less, students receiving a suspension for more than 10 days, students removed for bringing drugs or weapons to school, and students removed for dangerous behavior not involving drugs or weapons. Flowcharts are provided for illustrating legal requirements for parental notice, manifestation determination, functional behavioral assessments, and behavior intervention plans. (CR)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Conflict Resolution, Disabilities, Discipline Policy, Discipline Problems, Elementary Secondary Education, Expulsion, Federal Legislation, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Illegal Drug Use, In School Suspension, Intervention, School Policy, School Responsibility, School Safety, Special Education, State Regulation, Student Rights, Suspension, Violence, Weapons
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997