Serious Acts of Misconduct
Student commits a serious act of misconduct
and is sent immediately to the RTC or the
Student is given a board mandated suspension
from school and returns, or student returns
to school after having disrupted in the RTC
and been sent home. He and his parents or
guardian meet with the school administrator
to determine if there is a commitment to
follow the rules.
If student still refuses to follow the
rules, he returns home until he is ready. If
he is ready to follow rules, he is then sent
to the RTC teacher to work on a plan to
become responsible within the school
Student creates a safety hazard on the bus
and the driver asks the RTP questions. If
the student continues to disrupt, he is
again asked the RTP questions, then goes to
the front seat of the bus, which is used as
RTC. The driver notifies dispatch to notify
the student’s principal and parents that the
student is in danger of losing his right to
ride the bus. If the student continues to
disrupt, he can no longer ride the bus until
he returns with a plan and negotiates with
the bus driver.
Student disrupts and is asked the RTP
questions by his teacher.
Student settles down and creates no further
Student disrupts in RTC and the RTC teacher
asks the RTP questions. If he continues to
disrupt, the RTC teacher fills out a
referral form. He is then taken to the
office and either sent home or other
appropriate action is taken.
Any time the student is non-compliant and
refuses to deal with the teacher, a referral
form is filled out and the student is sent
immediately to the RTC. If student refuses
to go to the RTC, an administrator is called
to remove student.
As part of a student’s previous plan to deal
with their anger or other emotional
problems, a Chill-Out Plan is often used.
This allows him to use the RTC as a place to
calm down and then return to where he
Call an intervention team meeting when there
is an increase in disruptions, specific
types of disruptions, and/or any other
concerns about the student.
Later, student disrupts again and is asked
“What are you doing?”, “What did you say
would happen the next time you disrupted?”,
and “Where do you need to be now?”. Teacher
fills out the referral form and sends
student to RTC.
Student arrives at RTC, signs in, hands RTC
teacher his referral form and if new to RTC,
process is explained. He is assigned a seat.
When student is ready to return to where he
then belongs, he fills out his plan. Student
and RTC teacher review plan, making any
Once plan is approved by RTC teacher,
student returns to school routine when
return does not create a disruption. Student
negotiates plan with teacher as soon as
practical. If student disrupts while waiting
to negotiate with his teacher, the student
is asked “What are you doing?”, “What
happens when you disrupt while waiting to
negotiate?”, and “Where do you need to be
now?”. The student returns to the RTC and
RTC is notified of this by the teacher. The
student must now wait until the teacher is
available outside normal classroom time.
Student explains plan to teacher. If teacher
is not satisfied with plan, she offers
alternatives. Once readmitted to class,
student returns completed plan to RTC for