Louisiana - Limits on Exclusionary Discipline: Prohibitions or Restrictions

Area: 
Prohibitions Or Restrictions
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law requires districts to limit use of out-of-school suspension and expulsion based on factors such as student age or offense type.

Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:416 Discipline of students; suspension; expulsion

J.(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of this Section or any other provision of law, a student enrolled in grades prekindergarten through five shall not be suspended or expelled from school or suspended from riding on any school bus for a uniform violation that is not tied to willful disregard of school policies.

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