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Community Unit School District 200 students suspended 820 times in a single school year

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By Local Labs News Service | Sep 3, 2018

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Community Unit School District 200 reported 820 suspensions for 2016-17, according to the latest student discipline report by the Illinois State Board of Education.

The district transferred one students to another program instead of suspending or expelling them.

According to the report, the district expelled or suspended 820 students during the year. That equates to 6.5 percent of the 12,711 students enrolled.

Of the 681 in-school suspensions, 505 were given to boys and 176 were given to girls, including 317 elementary or middle schoolers and 364 high schoolers.

The district reported that most in-school suspensions were given for unspecified reasons. The category includes 523 incidents. There were 109 incidents of violence that caused physical injury. For 594 incidents, students were suspended for a day or less.

Of the 139 out-of-school suspensions, 93 were given to boys and 46 were given to girls, including 84 elementary or middle schoolers and 55 high schoolers.

The district reported that most out-of-school suspensions were given for unspecified reasons. The category includes 53 incidents. There were 40 incidents of violence that caused physical injury. For 47 incidents, students were suspended for a day or less.

Community Unit School District 200 student discipline report
In-school Suspension
Out-of-school Suspension
Alcohol
0
3
Violence with injury
109
40
Violence without injury
42
26
Drug offenses
4
15
Firearm
0
0
Other dangerous weapons
2
2
Tobacco
1
0
Other reason
523
53
Total
681
139

Length of suspensions
In-school Suspension
Out-of-school Suspension
One day or less
594
47
1-3 days
66
40
3-5 days
15
27
5-10 days
5
22
More than 10 days
1
3

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