Model School Code on Education and Dignity

Section 4.2 on Disproportionate Use of Discipline describes guidelines for districts and schools to eliminate any disparities in the use of disciplinary referrals and exclusion, the severity of disciplinary consequences, or the impact of disciplinary actions on students. This includes culturally responsive classroom and school-wide discipline practices, community dialogues with staff, students and parents, professional development for teachers and staff, eliminating minor and subjective offenses from discipline codes, stakeholder teams to monitor disparities in discipline and grievance procedures for students.

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4.5 Students with Disabilities

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