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ERIC Number: ED443925
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 32
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Superintendent Suspensions: Elementary and Junior High School Students. A Guide for Parents and Students.
Advocates for Children of New York, Inc., Long Island City.
This guide has been written to help parents represent their children at New York City Board of Education hearings. The guide explains the rights of parents and children and explains the steps a parent should take in representing the child. It only applies to regular education junior high, intermediate, and elementary school suspensions. Sections of the guide explain: (1) reasons a student can be suspended; (2) the right to a suspension hearing; (3) what happens to the child before the hearing; (4) the prehearing conference; (5) whether to have a hearing or to stipulate to the charges; (6) the suspension hearing; (7) academic records and the posthearing phase; (8) a timeline for the hearing officer to issue a decision; (9) what the hearing officer can decide; (10) records of suspension; (11) petitioning for readmission; and (12) appeals. (SLD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Advocates for Children of New York, Inc., Long Island City.