2018 Tennessee Code
Title 49 - Education
Chapter 6 - Elementary and Secondary Education
Part 40 - Student and Employee Safe Environment Act of 1996
§ 49-6-4009. Student discipline code to include provision prohibiting indecent clothing.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 49-6-4009 (2018)
  • (a) An LEA shall include in its student discipline code a provision prohibiting students from wearing, while on the grounds of a public school during the regular school day, clothing that exposes underwear or body parts in an indecent manner that disrupts the learning environment.

  • (b) An LEA shall specify in its student discipline code the disciplinary actions that shall be taken against a student for a violation of subsection (a).

  • (c) Subsection (a) shall not be enforced in a manner that discriminates against a student on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, or national origin.

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