The Effectiveness of Suspending Suspensions

The “Building Healthy Communities” campaign has successfully addressed various issues in 14 distressed California communities. One of these issues was the high rates of student suspension, which correlates with dropping out of high school or getting arrested. “One extraordinary success was the campaign to reform school discipline policies that were throwing many thousands of kids out of school and severely jeopardizing their future prospects and, as result, their long-term health.” Read more at Access Local TV.


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