DISCIPLINARY ACTION FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN/DISABLED STUDENTS Policy Code: 4307
Disciplinary actions for students identified as exceptional children according to North Carolina guidelines will conform to Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities as adopted by the State Board of Education. If the Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities manual does not fully address a particular issue, the director of exceptional children will develop any necessary protocols consistent with state and federal law.
All students with disabilities will be accorded all rights as provided by state and federal law. See also policy 1730-4022-7231, Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities.
Legal References: Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. 12131 et seq., 28 C.F.R. pt. 35; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq., 34 C.F.R. pt. 300; Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 705(20), 794, 34 C.F.R. pt. 104; G.S. 115C art. 9; 115C-390.1; Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities, State Board of Education Policy GCS-D-000; Policies and Procedures for Alternative Learning Programs and Schools, Grades K-12, State Board of Education Policy GCS-Q-002
Adopted: August 8, 2011