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  • Parent's Guide to Public School Discipline in WA

    Th is guide provides nuts-and-bolts advice for parents and guardians whose children are facing disciplinary proceedings in public schools. Read More

    By:
    ACLU
  • Parents' Guide to Truancy in Washington

    Th is guide is designed to help parents understand their children’s rights in the truancy process. It is not meant to provide legal advice. Students who want to learn more about their rights can also use this guide, but we recommend that they ask a trusted adult or youth advocate to help them through the process. Read More

    By:
    ACLU
  • Video - Rights of Special Education Students: Discipline

    This video describes your child's rights under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. These are federal laws, so the information is true for every state. This video will teach you about discipline of a special education student. Read More

    By:
    Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Education Advocacy: What Every Parent Needs to Know

    A series of four handbooks for parents and caregivers with children in elementary and secondary public schools in Washington state. Read More

    By:
    Education Ombuds
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Public School Discipline

    Your rights in school discipline and disciplinary proceedings. Publication #1116EN. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Reengagement Meetings

    This describes what happens after a student is long-term suspended or expelled (based on new school discipline laws in Washington State.) The tips and sample meeting template help families, students and educators prepare for and ensure a successful re-engagement meeting to problem solve disciplinary matters. Read More

    By:
    Office of Education Ombuds
  • Reengagement Meetings

    Describe what happens after a student is long-term suspended or expelled (based on new school discipline laws in Washington State.) The tips and sample meeting template help families, students and educators prepare for and ensure a successful re-engagement meeting to problem solve disciplinary matters. Read More

    By:
    Office of Education Ombuds
  • Truancies and School Attendance

    Information about what happens when your child does not attend school and the school files a truancy action. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Juvenile Court and Education: Consequences You Should Know

    This short video give a broad overview of the intersection of the courts, education and school discipline and the legal rights of students and their families. Read More

    By:
    Washington State Office of Public Defense

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