Suspension Authorized

Maximum Length

Students Below Grade 3

  1. Conduct that contains the elements of an offense related to weapons under Penal Code 46.02 or 46.05;
  2. Conduct that contains the elements of a violent offense related under Penal Code 22.01, 22.011, 22.02, 22.021; or
  3. Selling, giving, or delivering to another person or possessing, using, or being under the influence of any amount of:
    1. Marihuana or a controlled substance, as defined by Health and Safety Code Chapter 481, or by 21 U.S.C. Section 801 et seq.;
    2. A dangerous drug, as defined by Health and Safety Code Chapter 483; or
    3. An alcoholic beverage, as defined by Alcoholic Beverage Code 1.04.

Students Who Are Homeless

Positive Behavior Program

  1. Be age-appropriate and research-based;
  2. Provide models for positive behavior;
  3. Promote a positive school environment;
  4. Provide alternative disciplinary courses of action that do not rely on the use of in-school suspension, out-of-school suspension, or placement in a disciplinary alternative education program to manage student behavior; and
  5. Provide behavior management strategies including:
    1. Positive behavioral intervention and support;
    2. Trauma-informed practices;
    3. Social and emotional learning;
    4. A referral for services, as necessary; and
    5. Restorative practices.

Melissa ISD



DATE ISSUED: 10/28/2019