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3H - Prohibition on Mandatory Medication

Albuquerque Public Schools shall not require parents to obtain a prescription for substances identified under schedules I, II, III, IV, or V in section 202(c) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 812(c)) for a student as a condition of attending school, receiving an evaluation under 34 CFR Secs. 300.300 through 300.311, or receiving services under Part B of the IDEA. This prohibition shall be construed as provided in 34 CFR Sec. 300.174(b). ( NMAC)

Administrative Position: Chief Academic Officer

Department Director: Executive Director of Special Education


Legal Cross Ref.:

For more information about the legal references below, refer to the following sites:
  • f F.3d 1262 (10th Cir. 2007)
  • NMAC

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    NSBA/NEPN Classification: IHBA

    Introduced: October 12, 2012
    Reviewed: October 12, 2012
    Adopted: October 12, 2012

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