Ohio School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Students with Chronic Disciplinary Issues

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Ohio School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Students with Chronic Disciplinary Issues

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

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3313.66. Suspension, expulsion or permanent exclusion–removal from curricular or extracurricular activities.

(C)(1) Subject to division (C)(2) of this section, if a pupil's presence poses a continuing danger to persons or property or an ongoing threat of disrupting the academic process taking place either within a classroom or elsewhere on the school premises, the superintendent or a principal or assistant principal may remove a pupil from curricular activities or from the school premises, and a teacher may remove a pupil from curricular activities under the teacher's supervision, without the notice and hearing requirements of division (A) or (B) of this section. As soon as practicable after making such a removal, the teacher shall submit in writing to the principal the reasons for such removal.

3313.534. Policy of zero tolerance for violent, disruptive or inappropriate behavior.

(B) Each of the big eight school districts, as defined in section 3314.02 of the Revised Code, shall establish under section 3313.533 of the Revised Code at least one alternative school to meet the educational needs of students with severe discipline problems, including, but not limited to, excessive disruption in the classroom and multiple suspensions or expulsions. Any other school district that attains after that date a significantly substandard graduation rate, as defined by the department of education, shall also establish such an alternative school under that section.


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