Sample Handbook Language RE: Threats of Violence
All threats of violence, whether oral, written, or symbolic, against students, staff, or to school facilities are prohibited. All such threats will be promptly investigated. Law enforcement may be contacted. Threats issued and delivered away from school or school activities may be grounds for disciplinary action if the threat impacts the orderly and efficient operation of the school.
Students engaging in threatening behavior will face disciplinary consequences up to and including expulsion.
The following factors will be considered in determining the extent to which a student will be disciplined for threatening or terroristic behavior:
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