UINTAH SCHOOL DISTRICT POLICY ACTION REVIEW

 

1st Reading           

6/07/05

New

X

2nd Reading

6/21/05

Revised

 

Approved

6/21/05

Substitute

 

 

007.0900         DUE PROCESS FOR STUDENTS

 

REVISES AND COMBINES DUE PROCESS PROCEDURES FROM 007.0605 EXTRACURRICULAR POLICY PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ON 10/12/04 AND 007.0810 ATTENDANCE POLICY PREVIOUSLY APPROVED ON 5/10/05

 

1.0  A student who has been subjected to disciplinary action or penalty pursuant to any district policy may, within 5 school days of notice of disciplinary action or penalty, file an appeal.  The appeal shall be presented in writing to the principal clearly outlining the grievance, the desired outcome and the reasons the outcome is justified.

 

2.0  The grievant may be accompanied by his/her parent/guardian and/or by legal counsel and may present evidence in support of the appeal.  Legal counsel representing the grievant shall be at the expense of the grievant and/or parent/guardian.  If the appellant intends to be represented by legal counsel, he/she shall give notice to the hearing officer at least three school days prior to the hearing.

 

3.0  The principal or designee shall meet and consider the appeal within five school days of receipt of the appeal.  A written decision shall be rendered and mailed or delivered to the applicant within five school days after the hearing.

 

4.0  The grievant may appeal the administrator’s decision by submitting a written appeal to the district superintendent within five school days of receiving the decision.

 

5.0  The superintendent/designee shall review the evidence and the superintendent shall render a written decision within 10 school days of receipt of the appeal to his level.  The student, parent or guardian may request a meeting for clarification with the Superintendent.  The decision at the superintendent/designee’s level shall be final.