Judge: Haddonfield High must narrow off-campus incident discipline policy

    Pending the decision of the New Jersey education commissioner, Haddonfield High will have to revise its 24/7 policy — the policy the district uses to punish students for off-campus misconduct.

    Patch reports an administrative law judge has ruled the current policy is overly broad, and that it open the district up to lawsuits from innocent students who are disciplined under the policy.

    In an attempt to crack down on student drinking and drug use, the policy has been used to punish students who were in the same room with drinking students.

     

    Three former students are involved in a class action suit against the policy.

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