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Document Number: 1689

Zero Tolerance, Zero Evidence: An Analysis of School Disciplinary Practice - The zero tolerance disciplinary approach has been widely implemented in response to perceptions of increased school violence. This review explores the controversies that appear to be inherent in the use of zero tolerance and explores the evidence concerning the effectiveness of zero tolerance in contributing toward school safety or reduced student disruption. (Russell Skiba, Safe and Responsive Schools at the Indiana Education Policy Center, August 2000) ...

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