Rhode Island law S2168

Limits out-of-school suspensions for students. Effective June 2016. The law prohibits the use of out-of-school suspension unless a student represents a demonstrable threat to the school community. The law also mandates that a school district examine annual data to ensure their discipline practices do not impose a disproportionate effect on students based on race, ethnicity, or disability status. Read more.

Last updated September 17, 2020

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