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Here's Why a Zero-Tolerance Policy in Our Schools Is a Terrible Idea

Click here for reuse options! Report after report demonstrates that high suspension rates and harsh discipline do not deter misbehavior, keep the environment orderly, or make schools safer. The following is an excerpt from the new book Ending Zero Tolerance by Derek W. Black (NYU Press, 2016):  Over the past two decades, school discipline has grown increasingly harsh and impersonal.
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