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Disciplinary Removal of Students with Disabilities


Maine School Administrative District No. 31


When removing students with disabilities from their regular school programs, whether as a result of a suspension, an expulsion, or any other removal covered by state and federal special education laws, it shall be the policy of M.S.A.D. #31 to comply fully with all applicable state and federal special education laws that govern such removals.

The Superintendent of Schools, in consultation with the Director of Special Education and other school administrators, may develop and promulgate procedure for implementing this policy, and may from time to time amend those procedures as necessary.

References:  ME. Spec. Ed. Reg. Ch. 101, section 14 (Nov. 1999, as amended); 34 C.F.R. & 300.121, 519 to .529 (March 1999, as amended)

Legal References         Ch  101 & XVII  (Me. Dept. Of Educ. Rules) (2007)
                                  34 C.F.R. & 300.101, .536  (2006)
                                  And any Significant Changes in State & Federal Law

First Reading:   
Adoption:                01/17/2001
Updated:                 04/16/2008