School Discipline Toolkit

This toolkit is for students, families, teachers, and community members who want to improve discipline in their schools under Massachusetts’ new law, Chapter 222. While your school’s code of conduct can give you more rights than state law, it cannot give you fewer.

For the full reports click the link below:

View the factsheet in English →

View the factsheet in Spanish (en español) →

Going to a Disciplinary Hearing? Know your rights!

Contact us at office@lawyersforcivilrights.org or (617) 482-1145 to request a Know-Your-Rights Training or to report a violation of Chapter 222.