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Policies and Regulations

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Policy 5-22


Teacher Removal of Students From Class for Disruptive Behavior

Teachers shall have the initial authority to remove students from class for disruptive behavior. Disruptive behavior is that which violates school board regulations governing student conduct that interrupts or obstructs the learning environment. The Superintendent shall promulgate regulations setting forth the criteria for such removal in compliance with § 22.1-276.2 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended.

Legal Reference:

Code of Va., § 22.1-276.2. Removal of students from classes.

Department of Education addendum to the Student Conduct Policy Guideline, Criteria for Teachers to Remove Students from Class for Disruptive Behavior.

Adopted by School Board: June 16, 1998