New York School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Students with Chronic Disciplinary Issues

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New York School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Students with Chronic Disciplinary Issues

Category: Discipline Addressing Specific Code of Conduct Violations
Subcategory: Students with Chronic Disciplinary Issues
State: New York

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LAWS

3214. Student placement, suspensions and transfers.

1. School delinquent. A minor under seventeen years of age, required by any of the provisions of part one of this article to attend upon instruction, who is an habitual truant from such instruction or is irregular in such attendance or insubordinate or disorderly or disruptive or violent during such attendance, is a school delinquent.

2-a.b. Disruptive pupil. For the purposes of this section, a disruptive pupil is an elementary or secondary student under twenty-one years of age who is substantially disruptive of the educational process or substantially interferes with the teacher's authority over the classroom.

REGULATIONS

100.2 (l)(2). Code of conduct.

(ii) The code of conduct shall include, but is not limited to:

(p) a minimum suspension period, for any student who repeatedly is substantially disruptive of the educational process or substantially interferes with the teacher's authority over the classroom, provided that the suspending authority may reduce such period on a case by case basis to be consistent with any other State and Federal law. For purposes of this requirement, "repeatedly is substantially disruptive of the educational process or substantially interferes with the teacher's authority over the classroom" shall mean engaging in conduct which results in the removal of the student from the classroom by teacher(s) pursuant to the provisions of Education Law section 3214(3-a) and the provisions set forth in the code of conduct on four or more occasions during a semester, or three or more occasions during a trimester, as applicable.

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