District of Columbia School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Teacher Authority to Remove Students From Classrooms

Discipline Compendium

District of Columbia School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Teacher Authority to Remove Students From Classrooms

Category: In-School Discipline
Subcategory: Teacher Authority to Remove Students From Classrooms
State: District of Columbia

The state or jurisdiction(s) you selected for this subcategory are shown below, followed by the laws and regulations. To add or change states, use the Back button and resubmit your search request.

To view a state profile showing school discipline laws and regulations in all subcategories for a given state, click on the state name.

LAWS

No relevant laws found.

REGULATIONS

5-B2500. General policy.

2500.12 Disciplinary responses shall include, but not be limited to, the following strategies:

(e) Temporary Removal of Student from Classroom.

5-B2502. Grounds for disciplinary action.

2502.1 Tier I behaviors are those behaviors that are insubordinate or cause minor disruptions to the academic environment but do not involve damage to school property or harm to self or others. Tier I behaviors result in classroom-level disciplinary responses that may be elevated to administrative response if they are not successfully abated by the teacher or the appropriate school-level committee.

(b) Disciplinary responses for Tier I behaviors shall include:

(5) Temporary Removal of Student from Classroom. [...]

2502.2 Tier II behaviors are those behaviors not specifically enumerated in any other tier in this chapter that cause disruption to the academic environment, involve damage to school property, or may cause minor harm to self or others. Tier II behaviors result in school-based and administrative disciplinary responses.

(b) Disciplinary responses for Tier II behaviors shall include:

(5) Temporary Removal of Student from Classroom. [...]

2502.3 Tier III behaviors are those behaviors not specifically enumerated in any other tier in this chapter that cause significant disruption to the academic environment or cause harm to self or others. In addition to lesser consequences, Tier III behaviors may result in either on-site or off-site Suspension.

(b) Disciplinary responses for Tier III behaviors shall include:

(5) Temporary Removal of Student from Classroom.

5-B2599. Definitions.

2599.1 Unless the same term or phrase is defined in § 2599.2, the definitions set forth in § 2099 are incorporated in this chapter by reference and shall apply to the terms and phrases used in this chapter.

2599.2 As used in this chapter, the following terms and phrases shall have the meanings ascribed:

"Temporary Removal of Student from Classroom"–removal from the student's classroom for less than half a school day, not to extend beyond the time of dismissal on the day of the disciplinary action. During any such removal, the student shall be supervised and provided with instructional materials.

American Institutes for Research

U.S. Department of Education

The contents of the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments Web site were assembled under contracts from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Supportive Schools to the American Institutes for Research (AIR), Contract Number  91990021A0020.

This Web site is operated and maintained by AIR. The contents of this Web site do not necessarily represent the policy or views of the U.S. Department of Education nor do they imply endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education.

©2024 American Institutes for Research — Disclaimer   |   Privacy Policy   |   Accessibility Statement