Ten Things You Should Know About Section 504 and Expulsion in Connecticut

By |2019-08-30T15:34:28-04:00October 30th, 2017|Disability Discrimination, Education, School Discipline, Special Education, Special Education Services, Students with Disabilties|

If your child has a 504 plan and is facing expulsion, you should know that your child has rights. In a nutshell, the school district cannot expel students for behavior that is caused by or substantially related to their disability.

In-School Suspension Law Should Not Be Delayed

By |2019-09-03T11:20:56-04:00April 12th, 2010|Education, Legislation, School Discipline|

Three years ago, the Connecticut legislature passed a law, Public Act 07-66, to require suspensions of students to occur in school unless “the administration determines that the pupil being suspended poses such a danger to persons or property or such a disruption of the educational process that the pupil shall be excluded from school during the period of suspension.”