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Special Education

Guidance for Implementing IDEA 2004

Discipline

Download PDF Document  Download MS WORD DocumentStatutory Language - On the left side we have provided you with the actual language from the statute. All of the bolded language is new language. The right side contains the summary of the new provisions, which includes important key points, some special notes to consider, relevant state requirements and more user-friendly language.
Download PDF Document  Download MS WORD DocumentFlow Chart - We have developed this Placement in Disciplinary Procedures flow chart in order to help you keep track of the relevant timelines and overlapping courses of action concerning disciplinary action taken against students with disabilities. It is to be read in conjunction with state law requirements under M.G.L. c. 71, ยงยง37H and 37h1/2. Note that the change in placement procedures are only triggered after a disciplinary hearing has resulted in a finding that a student with a disability did in fact violate a school code of conduct.
View HTML PageAdditional Resources - We have included a listing of five resources you may wish to consult regarding the area of Discipline.


Last Updated: July 8, 2005
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