School Discipline Quiz

1. Most school suspensions are for drugs and violence.

a. True
b. False


2. What percentage of students who are suspended eventually drop out of school?

a. 8%
b. 16%
c. 32%
3.  Students with disabilities are less likely to be suspended because their unique circumstances are taken into consideration.

a. True
b. False

4.  Suspending students with discipline issues puts other students at ease.

a. True
b. False

5.  Cost analyses show that suspending and expelling students

a. Can save schools districts millions of dollars each year
b. Can cost schools millions of dollars each year 
c. Suspensions and expulsions have a neutral impact on most school budgets


Check out our School Board Advocacy Toolkit (by clicking the link or on the banner below) and learn how to get involved with your school board's discipline policies and practices.

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