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Court erred in review of student’s disciplinary matter (access required)

Where a school board disciplined a student for nonconsensual sexual touching of three other students, the circuit court erred by vacating the board’s decision. The circuit court misapplied governing legal standards and misinterpreted the record of the disciplinary proceedings, rules the Virginia Supreme Court. Background A high school’s policy manual, “Student Rights and Responsibilities: A Guide for Families” ...