Arizona - Alternative Education for Expelled Students: Programs and Services

Programs And Services
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State law encourages districts to operate alternative school programs or to ensure access to educational services to expelled students in an alternative setting.

Arizona Revised Statutes 15-841. Responsiblities of pupils; expulsion; alternative education programs; community service; placement review committee

E. As an alternative to suspension or expulsion, the school district may reassign any pupil to an alternative education program if the pupil does not meet the requirements for participation in the alternative to suspension program prescribed in subsection H of this section and if good cause exists for expulsion or for a long-term suspension.

F. A school district may also reassign a pupil to an alternative educational program if the pupil refuses to comply with rules, refuses to pursue the required course of study or refuses to submit to the authority of teachers, administrators or the governing board.

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