FAPE and School Suspensions

by | Jun 27, 2022 | Advocacy and Legal, Education

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My son has an IEP and also has ADHD and behavior issues. The school often calls me to take him home for acting out in class. The principal says it’s not an “official” suspension. I’ve heard that kids with IEPs have some protection against suspensions. Is that true? What can I do?

Read about what is and isn’t covered under FAPE from Understood.org

How do suspensions relate to violations of FAPE? 
Can the school give my child with an IEP “unofficial” suspensions? (Article from Understood.org)