Saturday, April 7, 2012

Success Charter Family Handbook: Range of School Responses Leading to Expulsion

- Expulsion 
BINGO - Success Charters ARE NOT  PUBLIC SCHOOLS

They forgot to include "the marching up and down stairs hour of power".

See Part 1 here  AND MORE COMING




Range of School Responses, Interventions, &
Consequences for Level 1 Infractions
- Warning / reprimand
- Reminder of appropriate Behavior
- Given productive alternative / choice

Range of School Responses, Interventions, & Consequences for Level 2 Infractions
- Removal from classroom for "Time Out" outside of the classroom (administrator's office)
- Student - Teacher - Parent conference
- Student - Parent - Administrator Conference
- In-school disciplinary action (which includes but is not limited to exclusion from recess, communal lunch, enrichment activities, sports, school events, trips, or activities)
- Verbal or written apology to community
- Other consequences / responses deemed appropriate by school (including but not limited to extended suspension for a fixed period or explusion)

Level 3 Infractions
- Committing a Level 2 Infraction after intervention
- Using foul or discriminatory language
- Posting or distributing inappropriate materials (which includes but is not limited to unauthorized materials, defamatory or libelous materials, or threatening materials)
- Forgery of any kind
- Lying or providing false or misleading information to school personnel
- Engaging in any academic dishonesty (which includes but is not limited to cheating, plagiarizing, copying another's work, or colluding / fraudulent collaboration without expressed permission from a school authority)
- Tampering with school records or school documents / materials by any method
- Falsely activating a fire alarm or other disaster alarm or making false threats of any kind
- Vandalizing school property or property belonging to another person without authorization
- Throwing any objects
- Engaging in inappropriate or unwanted physical contact
- Fighting or engaging in physically aggressive behavior of any kind (which includes but is not limited to play fighting, horsing around, shoving, pushing, or any unwanted or aggressive physical contact)
- Leaving class, school-related activity, or school premises without school authorization
- Repeated failing to show up to class, school, or any activity or event and/or repeatedly violating school attendance policy

Range of School Responses, Interventions, & Consequences for Level 3 Infractions
- Sent to Principal / Dean of Students
- Loss of classroom / school privileges
- Additional assignments
- Call home to parents
- In-school suspension (possibly immediate)
- Out-of-school suspension (possibly immediate)
- Other consequences / responses deemed appropriate by school (including but not limited to extended suspension for a fixed period)

Level 4 Infractions
- Committing a Level 3 Infraction after intervention
- Exhibiting blatant and repeated disrespect for school code, policies, community, or culture
- Engaging in gang-related behavior
- Destroying or attempting to destroy school property
- Engaging in intimidation, bullying, harassment, coercion, or extortion or threatening violence, injury, or harm to others
- Engaging in behavior which creates a substantial risk of or results in injury / assault against any member of the school community
- Engaging in sexual, racial, or any other type of haassment
- Participating in an incident of group violence

Range of School Responses, Interventions, & Consequences for Level 4 Infractions
In-school suspension (possibly immediate)
- Out-of-school suspension (possibly immediate)
- Other consequences / responses deemed appropriate by school (including but not limited to extended suspension for a fixed period)
- Expulsion 


BINGO - Success Charters ARE NOT  PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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