HB 2558-S - DIGEST

Prohibits a school or school district from stigmatizing, or taking action that would likely stigmatize, a student based on attendance, academic performance, or behavior that is unsatisfactory.

Requires school principals, classroom teachers, and paraeducators to confer annually to develop or review policies and practices designed to improve school climate and create a safe, respectful learning environment.

Requires the center for the improvement of student learning to convene a work group to make recommendations: (1) On school climate and safe, respectful learning environment training requirements for educators;

(2) That emphasize that stigmatization is counterproductive to the state's goal of improving school climate and creating a safe, respectful learning environment.

Provides an August 1, 2019, expiration date for the work group.