School Discipline, Suspension or Expulsion

You may be able to go to court and get your police records, court records, and school discipline records erased.
You have rights in detention. This book tells you about your legal rights and about what the detention center and others have to do to keep you safe.
This video describes the rights of students under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. These are federal laws, so the information is true for every state.
Is your child getting into trouble at school? Can he get kicked out of school? Read this to learn: Your rights and what you can do, the steps the school must take before expelling your child, the reasons your child can be expelled, the difference between expulsion and suspension, and more.
Are you wondering what’s going to happen to you because you have missed so much school?
There are rules to make schools a safe place to learn. Read this to learn about: where your child can go to school, missing school, discipline, bullying, and more.
2-1-1 is a free service that can help you with many different kinds of problems, including substance abuse, domestic violence, suicide prevention, financial problems, and more. It is available 24 hours a day and 365 days per year.
Here is a guide produced by the Connecticut Department of Education to help parents and guardians get answers to their questions about bullying.  
Mission is to promote and protect the legal rights and interests of poor children who are dependent upon the judicial, child welfare, health and mental health, education, and juvenile justice systems for their care.
The CT Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities is the lead state agency on eliminating discrimination through civil and human rights enforcement.File a Discrimination Complaint
Working together with families and communities to improve child safety, ensure that more children have permanent families, and advance the overall well-being of children is the central focus of the Department of Children and Families (DCF).
The administrative arm of the Connecticut State Board of Education.
If you were arrested in CT when you were under 18, you probably have a juvenile record.A juvenile record does not go away on its own. You are better off without one because having a record can make it hard to get a job, get into college or...
To find a location, go to www.ctsummerfood.org, text "CTMeals" to 877-877, or dial 2-1-1.
The Appearance form tells the court that you plan to participate in the case and that you should get a notice whenever something happens in the case. This form is also used to tell the court when you have changed your address.Help text for...
This video describes the rights of students under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. These are federal laws, so the information is true for every state.Get a PDF of this video that you can print out and read.