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Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
Source: Center for Law and Social Policy

The website of the Center for Law and Social Policy which includes a variety of publications on topics such as Childbearing and Pregnancy Prevention, Child Care and Early Education, Child Support and Fathers, Child Welfare, Civil Legal Assistance, Couples and Marriage Policy, Disconnected Youth, Postsecondary Education and Training, Prisoner Re-entry, Project for the Future of Equal Justice, Welfare Policy, Work-Life and Workforce Development and Transitional Jobs.
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Parents' Guide to Public School Discipline in Washington
Source: American Civil Liberties Union of Washington

A step-by-step guide for parents on how to for parents whose children are facing disciplinary proceedings at a public school: "it is designed for those who intend to advocate for their children in meetings with administrators, hearing officers, and school boards." Gather Information Develop a Strategy Advocate Your Position Step Two: Develop a Strategy Step Three: Advocate Your Position
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Students and Parents Know Your Rights in Disciplinary Proceedings -- Suspension for Unexcused Absences
Source: Northwest Justice Project

Typically, a student may not be suspended due to unexcused absences. This resource lists conditions that must be me before a student may be suspended for unexcused absences.
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Students and Parents Know Your Rights in Disciplinary Proceedings -- Spanish Version
Source: Northwest Justice Project

Information in Spanish on the rights of students and parents in disciplinary proceedings. Topics include: Short-term suspension (10 days or less); Expulsion or long-term suspension (more than 10 days); Rights of students and parents; Emergency Discipline; Suspension for Unexcused; Absences; and Readmission and alternative education.
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Students and Parents Know Your Rights in Disciplinary Proceedings -- Student Rights to Readmission or Alternative Education when Expelled or Suspended
Source: Northwest Justice Project

A brief description of students' rights to request readmission or alternative education when expelled or suspended.
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