School Suspensions

Youth Radio's Anita Johnson reports from Oakland on the issue of school suspensions, in the news recently because of expulsions from a Decatur, Illinois public school. Teachers say suspensions are useful tools for maintaining discipline, but students say they're counter-productive.



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