Section 7:230

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June 2021

Students

Misconduct by Students with Disabilities

Behavioral Interventions

Behavioral interventions shall be used with students with disabilities to promote and strengthen desirable behaviors and reduce identified inappropriate behaviors.

Discipline of Special Education Students

The District shall comply with the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 and the Illinois State Board of Education’s Special Education rules when disciplining special education students. No special education student shall be expelled if the student’s particular act of gross disobedience or misconduct is a manifestation of his or her disability.

LEGAL REFERENCE
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, 20 U.S.C. §§1412, 1413, and 1415.
  • Gun-Free Schools Act, 20 U.S.C. §7151 et seq.
  • 34 C.F.R. §§300.101, 300.530 - 300.536.
  • 05 ILCS 5/10-22.6 and 5/14-8.05.
  • 23 Illinois Admin. Code §226.400.
  • Honig v. Doe, 108 S.Ct. 592 (1988).
CROSS REFERENCE
  • Section 2:150 (Committees)
  • Section 6:120 (Education of Children with Disabilities)
  • Section 7:130 (Student Rights and Responsibilities)
  • Section 7:190 (Student Behavior)
  • Section 7:200 (Suspension Procedures)
  • Section 7:210 (Expulsion Procedures)
  • Section 7:220 (Bus Conduct)
REVIEW HISTORY 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2017, December 2021