Disciplinary Actions - Florida Department of Education has identified nine types of disciplinary actions. More than one disciplinary action per student may have occurred during the year.
Corporal Punishment- the moderate use of physical force or physical contact by either a teacher or principal to maintain discipline or to enforce school rule.
In-School Suspensions - the temporary removal of a student from the school program not exceeding ten days.
Out-of-School Suspensions - the temporary removal of a student from a school and the school program for a period not exceeding ten days or extended beyond ten school days pending School Board hearing for expulsion.
Placement in Alternative Education Setting - the student is removed from the school for an offense, not expelled, and placed in an alternative education setting.
Division of Accountability, Research and Measurement, PK-12 Education Information Services, Florida Department of Education, Tallahassee, FL