Suspension and Expulsion

The Superintendent or principal shall be authorized to suspend students guilty of gross disobedience and misconduct in accordance with chapter 105 ILCS 5/10-22.6. Suspension shall be defined as an exclusion of a student from school, all school activities and/or denial of educational services to which the student would otherwise be entitled, for a period not to exceed ten (10) school days.

The Board may expel students for gross disobedience or misconduct only after a review hearing by the Board. Expulsion shall be defined as an exclusion of a student from school, all school activities and/or denial of educational services, to which the student would otherwise be entitled, for a period of more than ten (10) school days not to exceed two (2) calendar years.

Read more: Board Policy 5370: Suspension and Expulsion