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School Suspensions Not Uncommon For D.C.'s Elementary School Students

Student Suspension

First Posted: 02/13/2012 3:31 pm Updated: 02/13/2012 3:44 pm

The Washington Post:

Thousands of elementary students were suspended from public schools last year in Washington and its suburbs, some of them so young that they were learning about out-of-school discipline before they could spell or multiply.

Those sent home for their behavior included kindergartners in nearly every area school system -- 94 in Prince George's County, 74 in Fairfax County, 61 in Anne Arundel County, 50 in the D.C. school system, 38 in Prince William County and 22 in Montgomery County.

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