Rhode Island - Alternative Education for Expelled Students: Programs and Services

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law requires districts to operate alternative school programs or to provide educational services to expelled students in an alternative setting.

Rhode Island General Laws § 16-21-27. Alternative education programs.

Each school district shall adopt a plan to ensure continued education of students who are removed from the classroom because of a suspension of more than ten (10) days or who are chronically truant. The plan shall be adopted by the school committee and shall be submitted to Rhode Island department of elementary and secondary education as part of its annual strategic plan submission.

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