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                                2. Issue a failing grade (F) for the assignment in question.
3. Issue a failing grade for the course. If this option is selected the instructor must consult the Vice President of Student Services and Vice President of Instruction.
4. If the semester drop date for the course has not been exceeded, the student may choose to withdraw from class. It may be recommended that the student be issued an administrative withdrawal.
5. Refer the student in writing to the Vice President of Student Services for disciplinary action at the district level, i.e.: a letter of reprimand, full suspension, or expulsion.
6. Suspend the student from his/her class for the day and the next class meeting pursuant
to the California Education Code, Section 76032. If the student is a minor, the college president or designee shall ask the student’s parent or guardian to attend a parent conference regarding the suspension as soon as possible. If the instructor or the parent or guardian so requests, a college administrator shall attend the conference.
If a student does not agree with the disciplinary action taken, he/she may appeal the action by following the district’s Hearing Procedures.
COMPLAINT PROCEDURES/ DUE PROCESS
The student is encouraged to pursue course work and other college sponsored activities that will promote intellectual growth and personal development. In pursuing these goals, the students should be free of unfair and improper action by any member of the academic community.
Palo Verde College shall maintain a student grievance policy. The procedure whereby a student may file a grievance shall be specified in detail in the college catalog under the Complaint Procedures/Due Process section.
The grievance process and any forms needed to facilitate this process will be available in the offices of the Vice Presidents of Student Services, Administrative Services, and Instruction.
This policy shall not apply where other policies are applicable for the resolution of specific categories of student complaints or appeals, such as complaints relating to sexual harassment or discrimination.
NON-DISCRIMINATION
GENDER - Palo Verde College does not allow discrimination on the basis of sex in the educational programs or activities it conducts. Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, as amended, and the administrative regulations adopted there under prohibit discrimination.
DISABLED - Palo Verde College does not discriminate on the basis of disability and
is in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the regulations adopted there under. More specifically, Palo Verde College does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities.
AGE, RACE, COLOR, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN - Palo Verde College complies with the requirements of Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational
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