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Madison Metropolitan School District

Employee Handbook 2021-2022

Addendum A: SECTION 15 MISCELLANEOUS

15.6 Student Discipline

When student conduct represents a threat to the physical safety of teachers, the District shall take appropriate steps including, but not limited to, the immediate removal of the student(s) from the classroom.

No teacher may be disciplined or discriminated against by the District in regard to terms or conditions of employment on the basis of any action taken by the teacher to implement and maintain student control and discipline, provided that such action is consistent with existing Board policies governing student discipline of which the teacher has been informed.

The District, subject to the teacher’s cooperation, shall defend and hold harmless the teacher against personal liability for actions taken during the course of his/her employment and within the scope of his/her authority.