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Disruptive Event (disruptiveEvent)


Source: NEDM
An event that disrupts the normal flow of instruction or the school day.


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Disruptive Event Type

Source: NEDM
The type of disruptive event.

Code Set:

  • disaster - A natural or man-made disaster that causes the displacement of students from one location to another.
  • discipline incident - An event classified as warranting discipline action.
  • fire alarm - A fire alarm warning event as a result of a fire.
  • fire drill - A fire alarm warning drill.
  • pandemic - A wide-spread disease that is significant enough to cause large-scale disruption of education systems. In contrast to a disaster, a pandemic generally does not result in the displacement of students from one location to another.

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