Court Affirms Expulsion of Student for Hacking

A divided panel of the Commonwealth Court has affirmed a school board's decision to expel a student involved in hacking the district's computer network over the student's protest that the district's policies don't explicitly provide for expulsion as a penalty for such conduct. The majority in M.T. for A.T. v. Central York School District found that the district properly exercised its discretion under a provision allowing for expulsion of students who violate local, state and federal laws.

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