Maryland School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Social-emotional Learning (SEL)

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Maryland School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Social-emotional Learning (SEL)

Category: Prevention, Behavioral Interventions, and Supports
Subcategory: Social-emotional Learning (SEL)
State: Maryland

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7-306. Corporal punishment; State code of discipline.

(a) "Restorative approaches" defined. -

(2) "Restorative approaches" may include:

(vi) Social emotional learning. […]

(c) Standards of conduct; implementation.–The State Board shall:

(1) Establish guidelines that define a State code of discipline for all public schools with standards of conduct and consequences for violations of the standards;

(2) On request, provide technical assistance and training to county boards regarding the use of restorative approaches; and

(3) Assist each county board with the implementation of the guidelines. [...]

(d) Regulations. -

(2) The regulations adopted by a county board under this subsection:

(i) Shall provide for educational and behavioral interventions, restorative approaches, counseling, and student and parent conferencing;

(ii) Shall provide alternative programs, which may include in-school suspension, suspension, expulsion, or other disciplinary measures that are deemed appropriate; and

(iii) Shall state that the primary purpose of any disciplinary measure is rehabilitative, restorative, and educational.


No relevant regulations found.

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