Members shall be appointed as follows:(1) the campus faculty shall choose two teachers to serve as members and one teacher to serve as an alternate member; and(2) the principal shall choose one member from the professional staff of a campus.(b) The teacher refusing to readmit the student may not serve on the committee.(c) The committee's placement determination regarding a student with a disability who receives special education services under Subchapter A, Chapter 29, is subject to the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 U.
The person designated may be the principal of the campus or any other campus administrator selected by the principal.(b) The campus behavior coordinator is primarily responsible for maintaining student discipline and the implementation of this subchapter.(c) Except as provided by this chapter, the specific duties of the campus behavior coordinator may be established by campus or district policy.
(a) A person at each campus must be designated to serve as the campus behavior coordinator.
ALTERNATIVE SETTINGS FOR BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENTThe following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT.(a) The board of trustees of an independent school district shall, with the advice of its district-level committee established under Subchapter F, Chapter 11, adopt a student code of conduct for the district.
The term does not include:(1) physical pain caused by reasonable physical activities associated with athletic training, competition, or physical education; or(2) the use of restraint as authorized under Section 37.0021.(b) If the board of trustees of an independent school district adopts a policy under Section 37.001(a)(8) under which corporal punishment is permitted as a method of student discipline, a district educator may use corporal punishment to discipline a student unless the student's parent or guardian or other person having lawful control over the student has previously provided a written, signed statement prohibiting the use of corporal punishment as a method of student discipline.(c) To prohibit the use of corporal punishment as a method of student discipline, each school year a student's parent or guardian or other person having lawful control over the student must provide a separate written, signed statement to the board of trustees of the school district in the manner established by the board.(d) The student's parent or guardian or other person having lawful control over the student may revoke the statement provided to the board of trustees under Subsection (c) at any time during the school year by submitting a written, signed revocation to the board in the manner established by the board.
(a) The placement of a student with a disability who receives special education services may be made only by a duly constituted admission, review, and dismissal committee.(b) Any disciplinary action regarding a student with a disability who receives special education services that would constitute a change in placement under federal law may be taken only after the student's admission, review, and dismissal committee conducts a manifestation determination review under 20 U.
Any disciplinary action regarding the student shall be determined in accordance with federal law and regulations, including laws or regulations requiring the provision of:(1) functional behavioral assessments;(2) positive behavioral interventions, strategies, and supports;(3) behavioral intervention plans; and(4) the manifestation determination review.(c) A student with a disability who receives special education services may not be placed in alternative education programs solely for educational purposes.(d) A teacher in an alternative education program under Section 37.008 who has a special education assignment must hold an appropriate certificate or permit for that assignment.(e) Expired.(f) Expired.(g) Expired.
Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.
The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature.
(a) In this section, "corporal punishment" means the deliberate infliction of physical pain by hitting, paddling, spanking, slapping, or any other physical force used as a means of discipline.
of the first business day after the day the disciplinary action is taken, a campus behavior coordinator shall mail written notice of the action to the parent or guardian at the parent's or guardian's last known address.(f) If a campus behavior coordinator is unable or not available to promptly provide notice under Subsection (d), the principal or other designee shall provide the notice.
The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. The campus behavior coordinator shall respond by employing appropriate discipline management techniques consistent with the student code of conduct adopted under Section 37.001 that can reasonably be expected to improve the student's behavior before returning the student to the classroom.