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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2023 ‘Guns in Schools in North Dakota.’ Guns in Public. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 27 March
Guns in Schools in North Dakota
North Dakota prohibits any person, including a concealed carry licensee, from possessing a firearm at a public gathering, which includes schools and school functions. State law is silent regarding the possession or carrying of firearms on college and university campuses.
In North Dakota, each school district board is required to adopt a policy prohibiting the possession of firearms on school property or at a school function. A student who possesses a firearm in violation of the policy must be expelled for at least one year.
The policy must authorize the school district superintendent or the school principal, if the school district does not have a superintendent, to modify an expulsion for firearms possession under this section on a case-by-case basis in accordance with criteria established by the board. If a school district expels a student under this section, the district may authorize the provision of educational services to the student in an alternative setting…
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