Zero Tolerance - with the weapon he hands it to school...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/12/09 Zero Tolerance Not only does zero tolerance have a positive side to it. There is also a negative side to it.
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5/12/09 Con issues of Zero Tolerance Having zero tolerance when the school does not need it. Getting in trouble for items that are not yours. Getting caught with something that you did not know that you had. Some students getting in trouble and others do not.
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5/12/09 Con #1 Zero Tolerance might help some schools in bringing down violent behaviors but for the majority of schools it has not helped. For the majority schools that have zero tolerance the violent behavior of students is the same for schools that do not have zero tolerance. Why waste time getting students in
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5/12/09 Con #2 Not all students who have weapons intend to use them. A male high school student learns that a suicidal friend has a weapon. He talks to her and eventually persuades her to give it to him. Now
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Unformatted text preview: with the weapon he hands it to school authorities. When he hands it to school authorities, he was 5/12/09 Con #3 • Accidents Happen! • Not every student with a weapon or a substance not allowed in schools is intended to be brought to school. • Kids have been known to wear clothing of parents, even friends. • Sometimes when this happens there might be something in that piece of 5/12/09 Con #4 • Some students become friends with teachers. • With the students being friends with the teachers allows them to get away with things more. • Students can get caught with PDA and nothing happens others can and might get in some sort of trouble. 5/12/09 • All in all zero tolerance is not as good as it seems. • Zero tolerance might stop some of the misbehaved students, but not all students who get in trouble for it are misbehaved and do not deserve to. • Zero tolerance is not all it is cut out to be....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course EDUCATION 111 taught by Professor Hodges during the Winter '08 term at Thiel.

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