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Student Discipline: Withdrawn Guidance and Best Practices

April 4, 2019
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 ET

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K-12 Education 

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In December 2018, the U.S. Department of Education withdrew guidance documents issued by the Obama Administration in response to the nationwide pattern of racial disparities in the use of exclusionary disciplinary measures. With the withdrawal of this guidance, what federal legal issues remain regarding such disparities, and what are the best practices for school districts?


  • The student discipline package 
  • The withdrawal of the guidance
  • Title VI standards and best practices

John Borkowski, Partner, Husch Blackwell
Aleks Rushing, Attorney, Husch Blackwell 
Julie Wright Halbert, Legislative Counsel, Council of the Great City Schools

Who Should Attend
Public school district leaders, including in-house counsel, board members, administrators, compliance officers and others with influence over institutional compliance practices.

Continuing Education Credit
This program is pending approval for Florida, Illinois, Indiana and Missouri continuing legal education credit.

Question? Contact Emily Kenyon at 816.983.8776.