Fairbanks, AK asked in Constitutional Law and Entertainment / Sports for Alaska

Q: Do I have grounds to appeal

My son dis-enrolled from 2 of his 5 classes at his High School so he can do the 2 classes online. The school was under the impression that he was completely dis-enrolled. One of the admins was given a list of lockers of students they thought were dis-enrolled to reset the locks. My sons was one of the lockers. They opened up the locker and saw his backpack in there. They opened his backpack and saw a vape pen in there. They called him to the office and searched him and found nothing else. He was given a 3 day suspension and is also prohibited from participating in any sports activities for 45 days. Do we have any grounds to appeal this? I’m not concerned as much with the 3 day suspension as I am with the sports ban as he is a varsity cross-country runner and varsity wrestler.

1 Lawyer Answer
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Deltona, FL

A: Perhaps speaking with his coach will help. Have you read all there is to read about the school policies regarding these matters?

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