school discipline

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(MPRN-Lansing) Zero tolerance in Michigan schools is out. Now the State Board of Education is working on revising the Model Code of Student Conduct to reflect the change. 

Changes To Zero Tolerance Policy Signed Into Law

Dec 22, 2016
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(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan’s zero-tolerance policy is getting what some are calling a “common sense” update. Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation Thursday that will amend the policy to give schools more options when it comes to discipline. 

State Capitol - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Schools might get more freedom in how they discipline students in the future. Legislation that would alter Michigan’s zero-tolerance policy in schools is headed to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk. 

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- Seventy-three students were expelled or placed on long-term suspension in Kalamazoo Public Schools in the 2013-14 school year, second most in Michigan after Detroit Public Schools, according to state data on students suspended for 10 days or more." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

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(MPRN-Lansing) Democrats and Republicans in the state House want to end the state’s “zero tolerance” policies in schools. 

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