Student Discipline and Expulsion Procedures in Massachusetts Public and Charter Schools

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Due Process and Educational Services

From schoolyard pranks to serious offenses, students facing disciplinary action in Massachusetts public Education Law Attorneys Massachusettsand charter schools have a right to due process and educational services.

New Procedures for Suspending or Expelling Students

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Kindergarten and Pre-K Students Suspended from Massachusetts Schools

Andra J. Hutchins Andra J. Hutchins, Education Law, School Discipline and Student Rights

A WBUR analysis of state data shows that 603 kindergarten and pre-kindergarten students were suspended from Massachusetts Education Law Attorneys Massachusettspublic and charter schools in the 2014-15 school year. Reasons for the suspensions included hitting, disrupting, disrespecting, throwing things, and fighting.

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