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Riverside School District 96 students suspended 44 times in a single school year

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By West Cook News | Sep 2, 2018


Riverside School District 96 reported 44 suspensions for 2016-17, according to the latest student discipline report by the Illinois State Board of Education.

According to the report, the district expelled or suspended 44 students during the year. That equates to 2.5 percent of the 1,734 students enrolled.

Of the 36 in-school suspensions, all of whom were elementary or middle schoolers.

The district reported that most in-school suspensions were given for violence without physical injury. The category includes 29 incidents. There were six incidents of unspecified reasons. For 28 incidents, students were suspended for a day or less.

The district reported that most out-of-school suspensions were given for violence without physical injury. The category includes four incidents. There were three incidents of unspecified reasons. For three incidents, students were suspended for 1-3 days.

Riverside School District 96 student discipline report
In-school Suspension
Out-of-school Suspension
Alcohol
0
0
Violence with injury
1
0
Violence without injury
29
4
Drug offenses
0
0
Firearm
0
0
Other dangerous weapons
0
1
Tobacco
0
0
Other reason
6
3
Total
36
8

Length of suspensions
In-school Suspension
Out-of-school Suspension
One day or less
28
2
1-3 days
7
3
3-5 days
1
2
5-10 days
0
1
More than 10 days
0
0

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