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Title IV - Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities (SDFSC)

Program Administration Laws

Title IV - 21st Century Schools

Part A, Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities

  • Title IV-A Excerpts - Includes application requirements and activities that may be funded - pdf
  • The Gun-Free Schools Act (GFSA) is a subpart of Title IV Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities - pdf


Guidance

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA)

Gun-Free Schools

The GFSA mandates expulsions for students who have brought or possessed firearms at school. Compliance with the GFSA is a criterion for school accreditation by rule of the State Board of Education. For additional information, see the links below:


Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities

Unsafe School Choice Option -- Non-Regulatory Guidance, May 2004 - pdf

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