Suspensions in Pennsylvania: Fact Sheet
Resource Type: Fact Sheets
Focus Area: Stopping the School to Prison Pipeline
This fact sheet provides information for parents and guardians on the rules and procedures for student suspensions in all public schools, including charter schools, in Pennsylvania.
A suspension is an exclusion from school for one to ten school days in a row. Even a suspension for part of a day constitutes one day of suspension. A suspension may be imposed by a principal or other person in charge of a school.
If a school district or charter school seeks to suspend your child, you can learn more about what to do here.
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