Zero-tolerance rule reconsidered for young students after backlash

10/14/2009 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Officials in a Delaware school district have reconsidered a zero-tolerance policy after public backlash stemming from a decision to suspend a first-grader who brought a camping utensil to school. Officials will exclude kindergartners and first-graders from the most severe automatic punishments.

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