Monday, September 19, 2016

No More 'Zero Tolerance' In Illinois Schools

Illinois schools are going to have to update their discipline policies. A new state law bans zero tolerance rules, and limits long-term suspensions and expulsions. Schools can still remove a student from class or the school, but only after several second chances or a serious infraction. State Senator Kimberly Lightford proposed the plan. She says the goal is to keep as many students as possible in class. The law took effect last week.

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