11/17/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Maywood High School District Kicks Out 1 In 3 Students

The idea behind suspending or expelling a high-school troublemaker seems pretty straight-forward: You want the troublemaker gone so other kids have a better learning environment. On the other hand, removing students increases their risk of falling behind or even dropping out. A violent incident in a west-suburban high school is raising questions about just how often administrators give students the boot.

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