South Dakota - 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.

South Dakota Codified Laws 13-32-4.5 Conditions for early reinstatement

Any early reinstatement granted by a school board pursuant to § 13-31-4.4 may include one or more specific conditions established by the school board that the expelled student must meet, either prior to the granting of the early reinstatement or after the early reinstatement is granted and before the end of the period of expulsion. Any early reinstatement conditions established by the school board for an expelled student shall pertain to the reasons why the student was expelled, and the board shall provide notice of any early reinstatement conditions to the student’s parent or guardian or to the student, if the student is at least eighteen years of age or is an emancipated minor, at the time the student is expelled.

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