Opinion: School suspensions are a backwards way to teach students

“There is nothing inevitable,” said Arne Duncan, “about high rates of suspension and expulsion.” In that 2014 speech, Duncan, the secretary of education under President Obama, said removing students from the classroom should be “a last resort, and only for appropriately serious infractions, like endangering the safety of other students, teachers, or themselves.”

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