Mar 11

Tennessee teachers could seek to remove unruly students under bill approved by legislature

On March 11, Chalkbeat Tennessee reported on a proposed Tennessee bill that would allow teachers to expel students from classrooms for disciplinary reasons, quoting Senior Policy Director Wendy Tucker. 

A bill aimed at empowering Tennessee teachers to remove chronically disruptive students from their classrooms cleared the legislature Thursday over objections that such exclusionary disciplinary practices ignore deeper problems.

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