Discipline Reporting

  • The Texas Education Data Standards includes information related to reporting discipline records to the Texas Education Agency (TEA). PEIMS discipline records must be reported for every disciplinary action that results in the removal of a student for any part of their academic program. Under TEC 37.008(m-1), failure to report all disciplinary removals and truancy actions as required by state and federal law may result in a review by the commissioner of education and notice to the local school board of any problems noted in the district’s data, or a violation of a law or other rule.

Important Policies Regarding Suspensions

  • Suspension of Homeless Students

     

    Under HB 692, suspension for homeless students are addressed: A homeless student should not receive an out-of-school suspension unless he/she is being disciplined for one of the following PEIMS Disciplinary Reasons. Please see the PEIMS 425 Offense Chart for the complete definitions for each code.

     

    • 04 - Possessed, sold or used marijuana or other controlled substance
    • 05 - Possessed, sold, used or was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage
    • 11 - Brought a firearm to school
    • 12 - Unlawful carrying of a location-restricted knife
    • 13 - Unlawful carrying of a club
    • 14 - Conduct containing the elements of an offense relating to Prohibited weapon
    • 27 - Assault against a school district employee or volunteer
    • 28 - Assault against someone other than a school district employee or volunteer
    • 29 - Aggravated assault against a school district employee or volunteer
    • 30 - Aggravated assault against someone other than a school district employee or volunteer
    • 31 - Sexual assault or aggravated sexual assault against a school district employee or volunteer
    • 32 - Sexual assault or aggravated sexual assault against someone other than a school district employee or volunteer

     

    Suspension of Students Enrolled in a Grade Level Below 3