SB-0419: Pupil discipline: suspensions: willful defiance

Session: 2019-2020
Author: Skinner
Status: Signed into Law (Chaptered)
AAP-CA Position: Support
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Would prohibit the suspension of a pupil enrolled in a school district or charter school in kindergarten or any of grades 4 to 8, inclusive, for disrupting school activities or otherwise willfully defying the valid authority of those school personnel engaged in the performance of their duties.
(Staff note: Passed Senate Education Committee April 10th!)
Last Action:

09/09/19 Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 279, Statutes of 2019.
Download AAP Positional Letter: TO Education SB 419 (Skinner) Pupil discipline_ suspensions_ willful defiance.