Subdivision 1. Removal from class.
"Removal from class" and "removal" mean any actions
taken by a teacher, principal, or other school district employee to prohibit a pupil from attending
a class or activity period for a period of time not to exceed five days, pursuant to procedures
established in the school district discipline policy adopted by the school board pursuant to section
Subd. 2. Class period.
"Class period" or "activity period" means a period of time as defined
in the district's written discipline policy.
Subd. 3. School site mediation board.
"School site mediation board" means a board
representative of parents of students in the building, staff, and students that shall have the
responsibilities as defined in section
. The principal or other person having general
control and supervision of the school, shall serve as an ex officio member of the board.
Subd. 4. School-based ombudsperson.
"School-based ombudsperson" means an
administrator, a teacher, a parent, or a student representative who shall have the responsibilities
History: 1983 c 163 s 2; 1Sp1995 c 3 art 9 s 31; 1998 c 397 art 9 s 13,26; art 11 s 3