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Rockdale School District 84 students suspended 78 times in a single school year

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By Local Labs News Service | Sep 2, 2018

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Rockdale School District 84 reported 78 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 78 students during the year. That equates to 26.5 percent of the 294 students enrolled.

Of the 74 in-school suspensions, 60 were given to boys and 14 were given to girls, all of whom were elementary or middle schoolers.

The district reported that most in-school suspensions were given for unspecified reasons. The category includes 67 incidents. There were seven incidents of violence without physical injury. For 73 incidents, students were suspended for a day or less.

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

Rockdale School District 84 student discipline report
In-school Suspension
Out-of-school Suspension
Alcohol
0
0
Violence with injury
0
1
Violence without injury
7
1
Drug offenses
0
0
Firearm
0
0
Other dangerous weapons
0
0
Tobacco
0
0
Other reason
67
2
Total
74
4

Length of suspensions
In-school Suspension
Out-of-school Suspension
One day or less
73
3
1-3 days
0
1
3-5 days
1
0
5-10 days
0
0
More than 10 days
0
0

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