Policy BCEA

A Disciplinary Committee composed of at least three School Board members presides over all cases of student suspensions of more than 10 days and expulsions within the Lynchburg City School Division. The decision of the committee, if unanimous, is the final decision of the School Board. If the committee’s decision is not unanimous, the pupil or pupil’s parent may appeal the decision to the School Board. Such appeal shall be decided by the School Board within 30 days.

The School Board Disciplinary Committee follows the procedures set forth in Policy JGD/JGE Student Suspension/Expulsion.

Membership on the School Board Disciplinary Committee is composed of School Board members who serve on a rotational basis with the Board Chair or Vice-Chair presiding.

Adopted: July 12, 2016
Revised: May 7, 2019

Legal Refs.:

Code of Virginia, §§ 22.1-277.05, 22.1-277.06.

Cross Refs.:

BCE School Board Committees
JEC School Admission
JGD/JGE Student Suspension/Expulsion