Florida law SB1540

Encourages schools to use alternatives to arrests and exclusionary discipline for all students. Effective July 1, 2008. The law discourages schools from arresting students for minor offenses, and it requires that schools take certain circumstances regarding student misconduct into account before issuing punishments. The law also states that any discipline policy should applied equally to all races. Read more

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Last updated March 30, 2020

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