Arizona School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Teacher Authority to Remove Students From Classrooms

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Arizona School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Teacher Authority to Remove Students From Classrooms

Category: In-School Discipline
Subcategory: Teacher Authority to Remove Students From Classrooms
State: Arizona

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LAWS

15-841. Responsibilities of pupils; expulsion; alternative education programs; community service; placement review committee.

A. Pupils shall comply with the rules, pursue the required course of study and submit to the authority of the teachers, the administrators and the governing board. A teacher may send a pupil to the principal's office in order to maintain effective discipline in the classroom. If a pupil is sent to the principal's office pursuant to this subsection, the principal shall employ appropriate discipline management techniques that are consistent with rules adopted by the school district governing board. A teacher may remove a pupil from the classroom if either of the following conditions exists:

1. The teacher has documented that the pupil has repeatedly interfered with the teacher's ability to communicate effectively with the other pupils in the classroom or with the ability of the other pupils to learn.

2. The teacher has determined that the pupil's behavior is so unruly, disruptive or abusive that it seriously interferes with the teacher's ability to communicate effectively with the other pupils in the classroom or with the ability of the other pupils to learn.

15-843. Pupil disciplinary proceedings; definition.

D. The governing board shall:

3. Develop procedures allowing teachers and principals to temporarily remove disruptive pupils from a class.

REGULATIONS

No relevant regulations found.

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