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June 30, 2020 School Board Meeting
Board Policy 5610 Removal, Suspension and Expulsion of Students
Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 06/16/2020
Information - 06/30/2020
Public Hearing - 07/14/2020
Consent Type
Without Information

This policy is being revised to clarify, update, and change language and procedures, and other changes in compliance with applicable Florida law.

Particular areas of revision include the following: - Changes to the policy title: Removal, Out-of-School Suspension, Disciplinary Placement, and Expulsion of Students; and Sections: 1) Application Requirements for Earned Returned of Expelled and/or Students Whose Expulsion in Abeyance, 2) Out of District or State Misconduct, 3) Waiver of Suspension, 4) Expulsion, 5) Expulsion Hearings, 6) Non-Disputed Issues of Material Facts, 7) Disputed Issues of Material Fact; - Clarification to Suspension from Schools or from Riding School Bus; - Added language to Sections: Board Action, Final Order, and Appeal.

These proposed revisions encompass the suggested language from NEOLA.


Board Policy 5610 Removal, Suspension and Expulsion of Students is currently being revised and will appear before the School Board on the dates indicated below:

Work Session - 6/16/20

Rule Development Workshop - 6/30/20

School Board Meeting (Information) - 6/30/20

School Board Meeting (Approval) - 7/14/20

Authority for Action
§§120.569, 120.57, 1002.20, 1003.02, 1003.32, 1006.07, 1006.08, 1006.09, 1006.13; F.S.; Chapter 28-106, 6A-6.03312; F.A.C.; 18 U.S.C. §921
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding

Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Financial Impact
FY Amount Budgeted Fund Cost Center Project Function Object Program
Legal Counsel Review
Yes - Review Date: 04/06/2020
Christine Moore, Asst. Superintendent, Student Services, ext. 11270
5610 Exec. Summary, Current, NEOLA, Redline and Clean(6-30-20).pdf
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