|What may a student be suspended or expelled for?||Defiant or disruptive behavior
Destruction of property
Physical harm or threat of physical harm
Violation of school rules
|Mont. Code Ann. § 20-5-201|
|What must a student be suspended or expelled for?||Firearm/weapon possession||Mont. Code Ann. § 20-5-202|
|Are there limitations placed on suspension or expulsion?||Length: Expulsion is more than 20 school days without provision of educational services. Suspension is 10 school days or less.
Violation type: Firearm/weapon possession does not apply to weapons instruction/approved courses.
|Mont. Code Ann. § 20-5-202|
|Are there non-punitive approaches outlined as alternatives to suspension or expulsion?||Not specified in statute or regulation.|
|Are there alternative schooling options available for students who are suspended or expelled?||Alternative educational services may be available to students who are suspended or expelled.||Mont. Code Ann. § 20-5-202|
|When is a school required to involve law enforcement in student discipline?||Violations concerning: Firearm/weapon possession||Mont. Code Ann. § 20-5-202|
|Is corporal punishment permitted?||No.||Mont. Code Ann. § 20-4-302|
|Does the state outline reporting requirements for suspension and expulsion?||Not specified in statute or regulation.|