The newest form of school discipline: Kicking kids out of class and into virtual learning

Thursday, October 05, 2023

A seventh grader at a charter school in St. Louis, Missouri had a long history of disrupting her classes and getting into confrontations with teachers. Several times, the school issued a suspension and sent the student home. But one day, after refusing to go into the classroom and allegedly cursing at the teachers, the seventh grader was sent home to learn online indefinitely.

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