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Burke, Ethelda; Herbert, Don – NASSP Bulletin, 1996
Describes a Tacoma (Washington) high school's efforts to adopt a zero-tolerance policy toward fighting. An aggressive communication campaign was used to familiarize parents and students with the new policy. Numbers of violent incidents decreased during the past three years. Two parents who formally challenged the school's expulsion policy lost in…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Expulsion, High Schools, Prevention