N.H. lawmakers consider overhaul of school discipline rules

February 1, 2019 | New Hampshire Public Radio

Statehouse lawmakers heard over two hours of testimony today on a bill to overhaul the state’s current school discipline law.

HB 677 would limit the length of out-of-school suspensions for theft, destruction, violence or possessing a firearm to ten consecutive days.

If students were suspended for more than a total of ten days per school year, their school would be required to provide them with an assessment and services.

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