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A Parent’s Guide: School Discipline and the Juvenile Legal System (Part 3/5)

August 19, 2021 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

PEATC in collaboration with the Legal Aid Justice Center presents this five-part series.
This webinar series will give parents, caregivers, and guardians information and practical advocacy tips for when their child faces a suspension or expulsion, school or community-based arrest, or detention.

August 19 – Handcuffs in the Hallway: School-Based Arrests and Referrals to Law Enforcement
This session will provide an overview of student and parent rights when a child is arrested at school, including a school’s right to search or question students, restraint and seclusion and arrests, and an overview of the most frequent school-based charges in Virginia. Presenter: Cassie Powell & Ashley Moore