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121A.60 DEFINITIONS.

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 121A.61.

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 121A.62. 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 under section 121A.63.