Court of Appeal Allows Dismissal as an Alternative to Expulsion, But Ignores Constitutional Due Process Rights

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In June, California's Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled that a charter school student was not entitled to the evidentiary hearing required under Education Code section 48918 before being dismissed from a charter school for bringing a knife to school and threatening a fellow student (Scott B. v. Orange County High School of Arts 217 Cal.App.4th 117 (Cal.App. 4 Dist.2013).