(1) Prior to the short-term suspension of any student a conference shall be conducted with the student as follows:
(a) An oral or written notice of the alleged misconduct and violation(s) of school district rules shall be provided to the student,
(b) An oral or written explanation of the evidence in support of the allegation(s) shall be provided to the student,
(c) An oral or written explanation of the corrective action or punishment which may be imposed shall be provided to the student, and
(d) The student shall be provided the opportunity to present his/her explanation.
(2) In the event a short-term suspension is to exceed one calendar day the parent(s) or guardian(s) of the student shall be notified of the reason for the student's suspension and the duration of the suspension orally and/or by letter deposited in the United States mail as soon as reasonably possible. The notice shall also inform the parent or guardian of the right to an informal conference pursuant to WAC 392-400-255
and that the suspension may possibly be reduced as a result of such conference.
(3) All short-term suspensions and the reasons therefor shall be reported in writing to the superintendent of the school district or his or her designee within twenty-four hours after the imposition of the suspension.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.305.160. 07-04-048, § 392-400-250, filed 1/31/07, effective 3/3/07. Statutory Authority: 2006 c 263. 06-14-009, recodified as § 392-400-250, filed 6/22/06, effective 6/22/06; Order 6-77, § 180-40-250, filed 6/2/77, effective 8/1/77.]