Student Discipline

Student Discipline/Chapter 37

TASB Resources

Other Resources

  • Texas Education Agency's (TEA) Chapter 37 – Safe Schools website provides information on student discipline and links to discipline resources.
  • TEA's Restorative Discipline Practices website has information about school climate and training for administrators to implement restorative practices.
  • The Texas Juvenile Justice Department website provides information about juvenile probation services, local juvenile boards, statistics, juvenile justice alternative education programs (JJAEP), and related resources.
  • The U.S. Department of Education Seclusion and Restraint website provides policies, guidelines, and related resources regarding the use of restraint and seclusion in public schools.
  • The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Youth Violence website provides information about youth violence, including risk factors, consequences, prevention strategies, and related resources.
  • The U.S. Department of Education website provides information about the application of the federal Gun-Free Schools Act.
  • The U.S. DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Anti-Gang Initiative provides facts about gangs, including a comprehensive anti-gang model, a gang reduction program, and related resources.
  • The U.S. DOJ Bureau of Justice Assistance G.R.E.A.T. website provides information about a program conducted by law enforcement officers in elementary and middle schools to encourage gang resistance.
  • The Texas Department of State Health Services Drugs and Medical Devices Group Schedules of Controlled Substances details the types of drugs that may be considered controlled substances for purposes of determining applicable criminal penalties and appropriate student discipline.