Other Means of Correcton Must be Attempted in Most Situations Prior to Student Suspension for a First Offense- Education Code 48900.5 (K12)

In our October 24, 2012, Legal Update No. 31-2012, we provided information regarding various legislative changes to student discipline law that became effective on January 1, 2013. The purpose of this Legal Update is to further emphasize to our clients the important changes Assembly Bill (“AB”) 1729 made to Education Code section 48900.5.