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Change any or all of those dynamics and Ms. Henderson and her panel could disrupt the health, education and welfare of a generation of children as young as 2 and young adults as old as 21 — and without any support or buy-in.

The likely result of the Henderson panel’s framework is either more children will be suspended or kicked out of school and/or the school system will begin the paper trail so the “bullies” land behind bars.

Either way, the chancellor will be creating “a barrier to their pursuit of a quality education.”

• Deborah Simmons can be reached at dsimmons@washingtontimes.com