Md. considers changes to zero-tolerance discipline policies

02/20/2012 | Sun (Baltimore), The

Proposals expected to be considered in Maryland would seek to reduce school suspensions by revising the state's zero-tolerance discipline policies. The changes would include lowering the number of suspensions for nonviolent behavior, reducing the disproportionate number of suspensions ordered for minority students and students in special education, while requiring educational services be provided for those who are serving lengthy out-of-school suspensions.

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