Zero Tolerance School Cases Increase In Tennessee

Print More

http://www.tennessean.com/education/archives/03/09/38735494.shtml?Element_ID=38735494 The number of times Tennessee students attacked teachers or took drugs or weapons to school has increased 10.8 percent since the 1999-2000 school year, a new state report shows, says the Tennessean in Nashville. Zero-tolerance offenses those serious enough to carry mandatory suspensions – grew from 3,651 incidents in 1999-2000 to 4,047 in 2001-02, while the total number of students statewide increased by less than 1 . . .

Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!