California expands ban on ‘willful defiance’ suspensions in schools

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Los Angeles Times

Sep 11, 12:00 AM

California expands ban on ‘willful defiance’ suspensions in schools

California schools will no longer be able to suspend students in elementary and middle school for disrupting school activities or “willfully defying” the authority of teachers or administrators, ending a practice that many say is counterproductive and unfairly applied to black students.

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