Any person who has been removed from this institution or from a school activity or event whether held on or off the premises shall be given written notice of the procedures for requesting a hearing and filing a grievance or appeal with the board of education by their receipt of a copy of this policy.
Filing a Grievance or Appeal
Within five (5) working days of being directed to leave premises, the individual (“complainant”) may request a hearing before the board of education regarding their removal from school premises. The request shall be submitted in writing to the superintendent. Such request shall be mailed certified mail, return receipt requested. If the complainant fails to request a hearing within five (5) working days of being directed to leave the premises, the right to a hearing shall be deemed to be waived.
Upon receipt of the complainant’s request for a hearing, the administration shall prepare a written summary of the reason(s) why the individual was directed to leave school premises. The written summary may include the date, time, place, witness statements, and reasoning behind the administrator’s decision to direct the individual to leave school premises. The written summary prepared by the administration shall be mailed to the complainant no later than ten (10) days prior to the date set for hearing before the board of education.
The hearing shall be conducted by the board of education as follows:
1. The administration shall present each of the board members with a copy of the written summary provided to the complainant;
2. The complainant shall present each of the board members with a copy of a written response to the administration’s paperwork;
3. Members of the board of education shall be afforded the opportunity to ask questions related to the summary and response;
4. The board of education shall vote to accept, amend, or reject the recommendation of the administration with regard to the directive to complainant.
The decision of the board of education shall be final and unappealable.
THIS POLICY REQUIRED BY LAW.
 Agenda language will need to reflect the individual’s name.