June 18, 2019
School discipline laws in the Boston Public Schools have changed. Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, the following changes will take effect:
The Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) and the Boston Bar Association (BBA) have partnered to provide the public with free Know Your Rights presentations. Led by volunteer attorneys, these presentations will cover the important changes to school discipline laws that help to protect students’ rights. The presentations are part of the BBA’s work on dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline. If you think your school discipline rights or the rights of your child have been violated, contact GBLS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-855-9560.
Additionally, the BBA has attorneys who can assist with a variety of education-related matters, including violations of student rights:
To get in touch with a qualified education attorney, you can call the Boston Bar Association’s LRS at 617-742-0625, connect with an area attorney online 24/7 by clicking “Get Started” here, or by submitting an email request online today.