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by Randy Cassingham

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The Obvious Conclusion
The Knox County (Tenn.) School Board is proposing to change its zero tolerance rules because so many students are being caught up in it and being expelled for a year, as Board policy requires. Board Chairman Sam Anderson says that on average, one grade 6–12 student is being expelled per day. “We’ve tinkered with the zero tolerance policy at least 10 times since I’ve been on the board,” Anderson says. “We need to come to something we can sign off on and leave it alone.” (Knoxville News Sentinel) ...Have some guts, Sam: call it a failure and trash it altogether!
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