Under what circumstances can a public school discipline a student for something between anither student while walking home?

Under what circumstances can a public school discipline a student for something between anither student while walking home?

Waco, TX -

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Harold Benjamin Gold

Harold Benjamin Gold

Education Law Attorney - Garland, TX
Answered

You need to review the Board of Trustees policies for your school district, which typically you can find as a link on the school district's web page in the section for the Board of Trustees. It is not always easy to find so review the page carefully. You also need to review the school's code of student conduct.

While a lot more information is needed in order to provide you a more definitive answer, there are instances in which the school can discipline students for events occurring off the school grounds.

This is general information and should not be construed as legal advice. Without knowing the specifics of your... more
Lana Lea Traynor

Lana Lea Traynor

Education Law Attorney - Portland, OR
Answered

More information is needed, but in a nutshell, it is possible that a student can be disciplined walking to/from school. Again, far more facts are needed.

Note: I am not licensed to practice law in your state. I simploy provide this response for general, information... more

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