The Iowa State Board of Education has stated that it would like to discourage development of good conduct policies that focus more on "sanctions" than on "solutions."
Nevertheless, the Board has ruled that a one year penalty for a second violation of a good conduct rule is not unreasonable per se. In re Fuhrmeister, 5 D.o.E. App. Dec. 335 (1988); In re Ricklefs, 16 D.o.E. App. Dec. 300 (1999); In re Carroll, 18 D.o.E. App. Dec. 265 (2000).