§ 79-254 Act, how cited
§ 79-255 Act; purpose
§ 79-256 Terms, defined
§ 79-257 School board or board of education; emergency disciplinary actions; authorized
§ 79-258 Administrative and teaching personnel; authorized actions
§ 79-259 Student suspension, expulsion, or exclusion; not a violation of compulsory attendance; compliance with other laws required
§ 79-260 Notice; when given
§ 79-261 School board or board of education; powers; delegation of authority
§ 79-262 School board or board of education; rules and standards; establish; distribute and post; review with county attorney
§ 79-263 School district; policy regarding firearms; requirements
§ 79-264 Student; exclusion; circumstances; emergency exclusion; procedure
§ 79-265 Principal; suspend student; grounds; procedure; written statement; conference; guidelines for completion of classwork
§ 79-266 Pre-expulsion procedures; when; expelled student; alternative assignments; suspension of enforcement; agreement between school boards; reinstatement; when; expungement
§ 79-266.01 Expelled student; enrollment in public school; when
§ 79-267 Student conduct constituting groundsfor long-term suspension, expulsion, or mandatory reassignment; enumerated;alternatives for truant or tardy students
§ 79-268 Long-term suspension, expulsion, or mandatory reassignment; procedures; enumerated
§ 79-269 Long-term suspension, expulsion, or mandatory reassignment; hearing; procedure; hearing examiner; how designated; examination of records
§ 79-270 Hearing examiner; duties
§ 79-271 Hearing; not requested within five days; recommended punishment; effect
§ 79-272 Hearing; requested within thirty days; effect
§ 79-273 Hearing; by whom attended; witnesses; student excluded; when
§ 79-274 Hearing; legal counsel; powers and duties
§ 79-275 Hearing; student; testimony
§ 79-276 Hearing; evidence on student’s conduct and records
§ 79-277 Hearing; rules of evidence or courtroom procedures; not applicable
§ 79-278 Hearing; witnesses; testimony; cross-examination
§ 79-279 Hearing; witnesses; immunity
§ 79-280 Hearing; recorded; how paid
§ 79-281 Hearing; joint hearing; separate hearings; when
§ 79-282 Hearing; hearing examiner; report; contents; review; final disposition; how determined
§ 79-283 Hearing; final disposition; written notice; effect; period of expulsion; review; when; procedure; readmittance
§ 79-284 Case record; contents
§ 79-285 Hearing; appeal to school board or board of education; procedure
§ 79-286 Hearing; appeal; school board or board of education; powers and duties
§ 79-287 Hearing; appeal; board; final action
§ 79-288 Final decision; judicial review; appeal to district court; other relief
§ 79-289 Judicial review; procedure
§ 79-290 Judicial review; transcript of record and proceedings; responsive pleading not required
§ 79-291 Judicial review; conducted without a jury; grounds for judicial action
§ 79-292 Appeal
§ 79-293 Nebraska Criminal Code violation; principal or principal’s designee; notify law enforcement authorities; immunity
§ 79-294 Removal of minor from school premises; release to peace officer; principal or other school official; duties; peace officer; duties; juvenile court review; when

Terms Used In Nebraska Statutes > Student Discipline Act

  • Action: shall include any proceeding in any court of this state. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Administrator: means any certified employee such as superintendent, assistant superintendent, principal, assistant principal, school nurse, or other supervisory or administrative personnel who do not have as a primary duty the instruction of pupils in the public schools. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Attorney: shall mean attorney at law. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: shall include affirmation in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Peace officer: shall include sheriffs, coroners, jailers, marshals, police officers, state highway patrol officers, members of the National Guard on active service by direction of the Governor during periods of emergency, and all other persons with similar authority to make arrests. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Peace officer shall: include sheriffs, coroners, jailers, marshals, police officers, state highway patrol officers, members of the National Guard on active service by direction of the Governor during periods of emergency, and all other persons with similar authority to make arrests. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Person: shall include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Person shall: include bodies politic and corporate, societies, communities, the public generally, individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, joint-stock companies, and associations. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process: shall mean a summons, subpoena, or notice to appear issued out of a court in the course of judicial proceedings. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • School: means a school under the jurisdiction of a school board authorized by Chapter 79. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • School board: means the governing body of any school district. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • School district: means the territory under the jurisdiction of a single school board authorized by Chapter 79. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • School year: means (a) for elementary grades other than kindergarten, the time equivalent to at least one thousand thirty-two instructional hours and (b) for high school grades, the time equivalent to at least one thousand eighty instructional hours. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • State: when applied to different states of the United States shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories organized by Congress. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Sworn: shall include affirmed in all cases in which an affirmation may be substituted for an oath. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Teach: means and includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities: (a) The organization and management of the classroom or the physical area in which the learning experiences of pupils take place. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • Teacher: means any certified employee who is regularly employed for the instruction of pupils in the public schools. See Nebraska Statutes 79-101
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • United States: shall include territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801
  • Year: shall mean calendar year. See Nebraska Statutes 49-801