Gun-Free Schools Act
The Gun-Free Schools Act (GFSA) states that each State receiving Federal funds under ESEA must have in effect, by October 20, 1995, a State law requiring local educational agencies to expel from school for a period of not less than one year a student who is determined to have brought a firearm to school. Each State's law also must allow the chief administering officer of the local educational agency (LEA) to modify the expulsion requirement on a case-by-case basis.
- Federal Gun-Free Schools Act Report
- Abbreviations and Definitions (PDF, 83KB)
- Guidance on discipline of students with disabilities
- Guidance Concerning State and Local Responsibilities Under the Gun-Free Schools Act of 1994 (Word)
- Gun-Free Schools Act Non-regulatory guidance
- Section 4141. Gun-Free Requirements