SLPS settles with family of suspended student


In a first for Missouri, the plaintiff received a monetary award and an order for the district to change its policies.
News Story (Missouri)

Jessica Karins
St. Louis American
March 30, 2018
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Tags: School-to-Prison Pipeline, Schools: Discipline

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM)


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In a first-of-its-kind decision that could have implications for students across Missouri, a parent represented by the organization Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM) has reached a settlement with the St. Louis Public School District in a case involving their child missing out on education while suspended from school.