Tolerance waning for zero-tolerance rules
April 21, 2009
The Texas legislation comes partly in response to a 2008 article in the Texas Tech
Law Review, 'Zeroing Out Zero Tolerance: Eliminating Zero Tolerance Policies in Texas
Schools,' which concluded that such laws have failed to reduce school violence while
moving more students into the juvenile-justice system.
Written by: Jessica Behnham
DENVER | Ten years after the Columbine massacre, some states are losing their tolerance
for the zero-tolerance policies that proliferated in the aftermath of the nation's
deadliest high-school shooting.
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