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Morning Read: Report finds high price tag for students who drop out after discipline

LA School Report | June 3, 2016



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Cost of suspensions is high for students who drop out after discipline, report finds
Putting a cold financial price tag on the impact of school discipline practices, researchers have calculated that a 10th-grade California student who drops out because of suspension could end up costing the public $755,000 in lost tax revenue and increased health care and criminal justice expenses over the life of the student, according to a report released Thursday by the UCLA Center for Civil Rights Remedies. By Jane Meredith Adams, EdSource

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