We should no longer tolerate "No Tolerance" policies

Join the movement to end ‘zero tolerance’

Earlier this month, the White House issued a number of recommendations to help public schools reduce racial disparities in disciplinary procedures. Specifically, the White House is urging schools to reduce their use of suspensions and expulsions and move away from “zero- tolerance” policies, which have been proven to increase drop-out rates and needlessly increase the number of students who enter the criminal justice system. While these federal recommendations are welcome, the real decision-making and action must happen at the state and local levels.

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