SB 607 (Skinner): Ending Willful Defiance for Students K-12 Statewide

Senate Bill 607 (Skinner) addresses the overuse of suspensions and expulsions for “willful defiance” and limits the application of this specific infraction.

nd disruptive or defiant students from class for up to two days pursuant to Education Code Section 48910 (often referred to as “teacher suspensions”), and

2. Suspension or expulsion of students for more severe and pervasive offenses that impact the learning environment, disrupt the classroom, create substantial disorder, and invade the rights of others pursuant to Education Code Section 48900.4.

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