PA 09-82—sHB 6567

Education Committee


SUMMARY: This act prohibits a school district from preventing the return of, or expelling for additional time for the same offense, a student who committed an expellable offense and who seeks to return to a district after having been in a residential placement for at least a year.

By law, boards of education can expel students whose conduct (1) on school grounds or at a school-sponsored activity violates a publicized board policy, is seriously disruptive of the educational process, or endangers persons or property or (2) off school grounds violates board policy and is seriously disruptive of the educational process.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2009

OLR Tracking: SC: VR: PF: DF