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  • Zero Tolerance Policies For Students
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    There are many misconceptions about the prevalence of youth violence in our society and it is important to peel back the veneer of hot-tempered discourse that often surrounds the issue... While it is important to carefully review the circumstances surrounding these horrifying incidents so that we may learn from them, we must also be cautious about inappropriately creating a cloud of fear over every student in every classroom across the country. In the case of youth violence, it is important to n...
  • Its Zero Tolerance Policy
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    Zero Tolerance There are many disciplinary actions that have been used and are still in use in order to deal with problems in the school system today. However, it seems that zero tolerance is now the most widely used and most controversial policy that has came into effect. Zero tolerance means absolutely no mercy for students when accused of doing something wrong. This policy leaves no room at all for error. These cases are not judged for their individual qualities. They are all treated the same...
  • 5 15 Hrs Of School
    417 words
    Zero Tolerance To the best of my knowledge on the subject the zero tolerance rule is a very good rule, because there is no room for error on the part of the criminal justice system and there is no room for a misleading excuse. So the zero tolerance policy is good. For example, say a person pulls a fire alarm just to get out of a class. The principal would suspend the student for 3 to 5 days and he / she would do 5 to 15 hrs. of Fire Prevention School for that crime, but now what if that person i...
  • Responsible Social Drinking Driver
    785 words
    Tolerance Happens Effective as of November 28, 1995, President Bill Clinton signed legislation that forces states to adopt a Zero Tolerance Law, to prevent teens as well as adults from driving under the influence. To the youth of today, it doesnt really matter if drinking is illegal. No matter how much we spend on new laws, there will always be a way that the younger generation will sneak past to continue drinking. The problem shouldnt be considered as who is drinking, but should be referred to ...
  • Zero Tolerance In Schools
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    Zero Tolerance: Doubtful Indeed Many schools around the country have been faced with violence and even actual deaths. Take the incident at Columbine, for example. Many schools for this very reason have proposed and in some cases even imposed a policy called, The Zero Tolerance Policy. The article, "Taking Zero Tolerance to the Limit" by Jesse Katz, is about the absolute ban of drugs and weapons in schools. It doesn't work. It doesn't work because it punishes everyone for the problems of few, it'...

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