P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle

Low Moor, VA  24457

540-863-1800      540-863-1804 fax

 

 

 

DATE:   November 16, 2015           

 

ACTION ITEM

 

SUBJECT

Approval of Policy JFCD, Weapons in School and Policy JFCD-R, Weapons in School-Superintendent’s or Superintendent’s Designee’s Review

RATIONALE

The change to Policy JFCD defines weapon size in regards to a 45-day removal from school.  Policy JFCD-R is a regulation that authorizes the Superintendent or Superintendent’s Designee to review individual weapon cases to determine whether disciplinary action other than expulsion is appropriate.

ESTIMATED COST

n/a

BUDGET CATEGORY

n/a

LEGAL REFERENCES

-18 U.S.C. § 930(g)(2).

-20 U.S.C. § 1415(k)(1)(G)(i).

-Code of Virginia, §§ 18.2-308, 18.2-308.1, 18.2-308.7, 22.1-277.07, 277.017:1

-Wood v Henry County Public Schools, 255 Va. 85, 495 S.E.2d 255 (1998)

-8 VAC 20-81-10

STAFF CONTACT

Eugene Kotulka, Superintendent

SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENADATION

Recommended

 

 

Attached:         Policy JFCD: Weapons in School

 

Policy JFCD-R: Weapons in School – Superintendent’s or Superintendent’s Designee’s Review