If either the student or a parent is deaf or has hearing impairment, a sign language interpreter or someone else who has mastery over sign language must be invited to the expulsion hearing. Parents are entitled to bring their own interpreter.
Who is Eligible?
- Deaf or hearing impaired parents and students.
How to Claim It?
- An interpreter should be invited by the educational institution to the expulsion hearing automatically.
- Upon receiving notification regarding the expulsion hearing, it is recommended to verify with the educational institution if an interpreter has been invited to the hearing.
- Parents may bring their own interpreter.
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Laws and Regulations
- The Student's Rights Law - Sections 6-8
- The Special Education Law - Sections 3-4, 7
- The Student's Rights Regulations (Publication of Provisions and Expulsion of a Student), 5762-2002 (on the Nevo website) - Sections 4-6
- The Compulsory Education Regulations (Rules for Permanent Expulsion of a Student from an Educational Institution due to Academic Performance), 5764-2004 (on the Nevo website) - Sections 2-5
- Equal Opportunities for Every Child in Israel - A Rights Booklet from the Center for the Advancement of Equal Opportunities in Education is available in the following languages:
- Growth and effectiveness measures for schools (GEMS) report according to local authority on the Ministry of Education's National Authority for Measurement and Evaluation website
- Ministry of Education Director Circular 5772/6(a) from 01.02.2012 - Procedures for permanent expulsion of a student from an educational institution and transfer to another educational institution
- English translation and maintenance by The Shira Pransky Project.