District of Columbia - Alcohol and Drug-use Prohibitions or Restrictions: Prohibitions or Restrictions

Area: 
Prohibitions Or Restrictions
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law prohibits the sale, possession, or use of alcohol or controlled substances on school grounds or at school-related events.

District of Columbia Municipal Regulations 2502 GROUNDS FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION

Tier III behaviors are those behaviors not specifically enumerated in any other tier in this chapter that cause significant disruption to the academic environment or cause harm to self or others. In addition to lesser consequences, Tier III behaviors may result in either on-site or off-site Suspension.
(a) The following behaviors shall be considered Tier III behaviors:

  • (5) Use of alcohol;
  • (6) Use of marijuana, controlled dangerous substances, imitation controlled substances, inhalants, other intoxicants, or drug paraphernalia;
  • (7) Unauthorized Possession, Use, or Distribution of over-the-counter medication;
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