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Eye On America (Schools / Zero Tolerance Policies) #394458

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 08, 2000
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) Concerns that zero tolerance policies concerning drugs and weapons in schools have gone too far examined. [PERSON - says the toenail clippers a 6-year-old carried had a dangerous attachment.] [TEACHER - says she talked to the student.] [School superintendent Michele HUMMEL - says threats should be taken seriously.] [Suspended student Dana HEITNER - says zero tolerance teaches nothing.] [Mother of expelled student Wanda MOORE - says teenagers doing typical things are being expelled.] [Harvard Law School Chris EDLEY - says the policies are too extreme.]

Rather, Dan;
Stewart, Jim

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