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Old 09-11-2019, 12:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Velocity View Post
We also need to look at the matter from the standpoint of the other affected students. Having one student throw things, scream, tantrum, or hurl a desk or chair has a major impact on the 29 other students in the room.
Will that kid be better when he comes back in a week?

And, in any case, that's not the suspensions they are trying to curb. They are trying to curb the ones that are for generic "disruptions"; they aren't banning suspensions, they are pushing schools to seriously reconsider their use of suspensions and to eliminate the most casual offences.

This is like moving one category of theft from felony to misdemeanor, and y'all are treating it as declaring open-season on personal property.