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Zero-Tolerance School-Discipline Policies are a Problem

Sep 25, 2011, Jerry Large, Seattle Times

People have a bad habit of overreacting to one problem and creating another in the process. Zero-tolerance school-discipline policies fall into that category. That's become increasingly clear in recent years, but the policies still linger in many districts. The League of Education Voters (LEV) and Our American Generation (OAG) are making a push to change that in Washington state by gathering information and spreading the word about the consequences of current disciplinary policies. Too…

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States: Washington