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Student Support

Student Discipline Resources and Information

Massachusetts Resources and Information

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An Act Relative to Student Access to Educational Services and Exclusion from School
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Student Discipline Regulations
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Advisory on Student Discipline February 2015
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Student Discipline Laws and Regulations: Question and Answers
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Highlights of Discipline Law
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Superintendent’s Checklist for Implementation of the Student Discipline Law
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The High School Exit Intervention Model Protocol includes all of the required exit interview steps described in Chapter 222. The model protocol expands beyond the statute requirements and also describes additional best practices garnered from Massachusetts schools and nationally.

Federal Resources and Information

  
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Parent checklist: The U.S. Department of Education, America Achieves, the National Council of La Raza, the National Parent Teacher Association, and the United Negro College Fund has released a parent checklist with questions and resources that parents and caregivers can use to help ensure their children are getting the education they deserve.
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Supportive School Discipline - Communities of Practice
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School Climate Discipline Guidance Package
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Charter School Guidance on Civil Rights & Equity
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Discipline Disparities Research-to-Practice Collaborative Policy Briefing Series
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National Child Traumatic Stress Network
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CDC's Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study


Last Updated: July 27, 2015
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