Student discipline decisions should be made in accordance to the provisions of the current CPS Student Code of Conduct (SCC) (BR 13-0724-PO2 Section 705.5)
Question: Parent informs Network Executive Assistant / Parent Support Administrator that their child has been suspended and wants to appeal suspension.
Answer: Ask parent if he/she has submitted an appeal for the decision to the School Principal. If parent has not spoken to the principal regarding the matter, the parent should be informed that a suspension appeal must first be submitted to the principal.
- If parent is unsatisfied with a student discipline appeal decision, after discussing the decision with the principal, parents must submit an appeal in writing to the respective Network Chief of Schools. The suspension appeals process can be found in the SCC.
- If the parent is not satisfied with the suspension appeal decision made by the Chief of Schools or his/her designee, inform the parent that according to the District’s policy, SCC, the Network is the highest level for a suspension appeal.
Question: What do I do if my child has been approached by a bully?
Answer: Refer to Anti-Bullying Policy-(Board Report: 13-0724-PO2; Section: 705.5A)