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Out-of-School Suspension and Expulsion

Committee on School Health. (2003). Out-of-school suspension and expulsion. Pediatrics 112(5), 1206-1210.

American Academy of Pediatrics
Date Published: 
November, 2003

Highlights aspects of expulsion and suspension that jeopardize children's health and safety. Recommendations are targeted at pediatricians, who can help schools address the root causes of behaviors that lead to suspension and expulsion and can advocate for alternative disciplinary policies.

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