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Suspension rule changes unlikely to affect Ohio Legislature already OK’d bill to limit such action

Jan 02, 2019 - Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

The Trump administration is taking a harsher approach to school discipline and suspending students, but don’t expect any quick changes here in Ohio.

Key education officials for the state still want to reduce suspensions, despite the changes in Washington. In addition, the state legislature just passed a bill this year to limit them.

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos made a major shift in how the federal government views suspensions, removing on Friday an Obama-administration ...