Texas Education Code

Sec. § 37.022
Notice of Disciplinary Action


In this section:


“Disciplinary action” means a suspension, expulsion, placement in an alternative education program, or other limitation in enrollment eligibility of a student by a district or school.


“District or school” includes an independent school district, a home-rule school district, a campus or campus program charter holder, or an open-enrollment charter school.


If a district or school takes disciplinary action against a student and the student subsequently enrolls in another district or school before the expiration of the period of disciplinary action, the governing body of the district or school taking the disciplinary action shall provide to the district or school in which the student enrolls, at the same time other records of the student are provided, a copy of the order of disciplinary action.


Subject to Section 37.007 (Expulsion for Serious Offenses)(e), the district or school in which the student enrolls may continue the disciplinary action under the terms of the order or may allow the student to attend regular classes without completing the period of disciplinary action.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 631, Sec. 1, eff. June 20, 2003.
Renumbered from Education Code, Section 37.021 (Opportunity to Complete Courses During In-school and Certain Other Placements) by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 728 (H.B. 2018), Sec. 23.001(16), eff. September 1, 2005.

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