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ERIC Number: EJ522765
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0192-6365
Zero Tolerance Policy: Combating Violence in Schools.
Burke, Ethelda; Herbert, Don
NASSP Bulletin, v80 n579 p49-54 Apr 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 court. (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Washington