Decatur County Community Schools
Administrative Guidelines
 

5610A - EXPULSION OF STUDENTS NOT YET IDENTIFIED AS ELIGIBLE FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION

 

School requests expulsion

 

Student claims disability (not previously identified)

 

and that school had knowledge

 

School is deemed to have knowledge if the:

     

A.

parent has expressed concern in writing (unless the parent is illiterate in English or has disability that prevents a written statement) to licensed school personnel that the student is in need of special education and related services; or

     
 

B.

parent/school has requested an evaluation; or

     

C.

student's teacher or other school personnel has expressed specific concern about a pattern of behavior demonstrated by the student directly to school supervisory personnel.

In spite of A-C above, school shall not be deemed to have knowledge if the:

A.

parent has not allowed an evaluation; or

B.

parent has refused services under the IDEA or Article 7; or

C.

school conducted an evaluation, determined the student was not eligible, and provided appropriate notice to the parent of the determination; or

D.

parent has revoked consent for special education and related services.

 

If school is deemed to have knowledge:

   

 

School must evaluate and hold Case Conference prior

 

to proceeding with expulsion

   
 

If request for evaluation is made during expulsion period,

 

expedited evaluation is performed while student stays

 

in educational placement determined by school authorities

   
 

If school is not deemed to have knowledge:

 

Student may be expelled pursuant to the procedure for

 

any nondisabled student.

   
 

If request for evaluation is made during expulsion period,

 

expedited evaluation is performed but student may be expelled

 

with no services provided until evaluation is completed and

 

case conference committee meets to determine eligibility.

Revised 8/12/15

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