Legislature Considers Bills Prohibiting Expulsions, Suspensions of Drunk or High K-12 Students
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- The bill argued that students shouldn’t be expelled or suspended for being drunk or high because “high feelings of school connectedness can decrease drug use” — indicating that students should remain in that school environment, rather than being forced out, in order to prevent further drug or alcohol use.
- Ward characterized this ban as a “public health approach” in the bill language.
- The bill would also require the California Department of Education to create a model policy by July 1, 2025, for addressing students in possession of and using illicit drugs on school property.
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