N.C. Supreme Court upholds ruling about alternative ed
In a ruling released Friday, the North Carolina Supreme Court upheld an earlier ruling in favor of a student in Beaufort County who was suspended from school without benefit of alternative education.Posted — Updated
The court wrote that the defendants, the Beaufort County Board of Education and Superintendent Jeffrey Moss, were required by law to present a reason for keeping Viktoria King out of alternative ed while she served a long-term suspension.
The justices said that schools have a right to keep students out of an educational setting if they are a threat to safety and discipline for other students, but that reasoning must be articulated.
opportunity must be provided," the court wrote.
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