July 21, 2016

Summary of Changes Imposed by SB 1541

By Chris Hirst, Carlos Chavez and Sarah Johnson

On March 10, 2016, the Washington Legislature passed SB 1541 which, following signature by the Governor, became Chapter 72, Laws of 2016, effective June 9, 2016.  SB 1541 changes existing law regarding student discipline, and the statute strongly encourages school districts to train staff who interact with students on the new changes.  Sec. 104 (2).

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