Iowa - Reengagement Plans for Suspended or Expelled Students: Policy or Plan Requirements

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law encourages districts to adopt plans or policies to support students’ return to school following suspension or expulsion.

2018 Iowa Code 282.5 Title VII Education and Cultural Affairs, Subtitle 6 School Districts, Chapter 282 School Attendance and Tuition - Readmission of student.

When a student is suspended by a teacher, principal, or superintendent, pursuant to section 282.4, the student may be readmitted by the teacher, principal, or superintendent when the conditions of the suspension have been met, but when expelled by the board the student may be readmitted only by the board or in the manner prescribed by the board.

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