California law SB419

Existing California law provides that students in kindergarten through twelfth grade cannot be expelled for disrupting school activities or willfully defying teachers or other school authorities; students in kindergarten through third grade cannot be suspended for these offenses. Effective July 1, 2020, SB 419 will extend the ban on suspensions for disruption or willful defiance to cover all students in kindergarten through eighth grade. The ban on these suspensions for students in sixth through eighth grade sunsets on July 1, 2025 Read more.

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