State law requires districts to limit use of out-of-school suspension and expulsion based on factors such as student age or offense type.
Discipline and Restorative Practices
This page addresses equity and discipline disporportionality and encourages districts and schools to limit suspensions and expulsions and provide alternatives to suspension.
Nevada Revised Statutes 392.466. Suspension or expulsion of pupil for battery on employee of school possession of firearm or dangerous weapon sale or distribution of controlled substance or status as habitual disciplinary problem; modification to suspe
- The superintendent of schools of a school district may, for good cause shown in a particular case in that school district, allow a modification to a suspension or expulsion pursuant to subsections 1 to 5, inclusive, if such modification is set forth in writing. The superintendent shall allow such a modification if the superintendent determines that a plan of action based on restorative justice may be used successfully.
Nevada Revised Statutes 392.467. Suspension or expulsion of pupil: Procedure; limitation.
- The board of trustees of a school district shall not authorize the expulsion, suspension or removal of any pupil from the public school system solely for offenses related to attendance or because the pupil is declared a truant or habitual truant in accordance with NRS 392.130 or 392.140.