General Discipline Articles
This article outlines the rights of students and the types of discipline that can be imposed.
This is a summary of the procedures for school discipline in Maryland. There are three types of disciplinary penalties and different procedures apply to each.
This article lists links to local county school handbooks.
Maryland law requires all children between the ages of 5 and 18 who live in this state and attend public schools to attend school regularly unless excused with a lawful absence.
This article outlines the types of offenses that a student may be disciplined for in schools.
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