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Old 12-12-2012, 12:11 AM   #91 (permalink)
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Tell us more please? It takes things to get certain punishments but what do you mean?
the way I see it, that with suspension, you give most of the kids exactly what they want.
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:16 AM   #92 (permalink)
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the way I see it, that with suspension, you give most of the kids exactly what they want.

OK, but not if they had a parent to answer to that cared
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Old 12-12-2012, 09:51 AM   #93 (permalink)
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One thing I do not understand is how fast you actually get suspended in the US. In Germany it takes a LONG, VERY LONG time until you get suspended from school. That is a major, very major thing to happen.
That's how it was where I went to school too. I can think of maybe two times from K-12th grade that someone got suspended and it was normally for being involved in something criminal that happened at the school (dealing drugs, stealing money).
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Old 12-12-2012, 11:38 AM   #94 (permalink)
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That's how it was where I went to school too. I can think of maybe two times from K-12th grade that someone got suspended and it was normally for being involved in something criminal that happened at the school (dealing drugs, stealing money).
I went to school in the 80's/early 90's. Suspensions were frequent but were only handed out for serious fighting incidents (weapons involved, repeat offender, excessive violence like throwing a kid through a window) and drug offenses.

My senior high school had some of the highest test scores in the country yet had one of the highest heroin addiction and suicide rates as well. I remember much more violence in middle school, though. Japanese throwing stars were popular for a while. Fun times.
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