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.”
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Award-winning opinion writer Deborah Simmons is a senior correspondent who reports on City Hall and writes about education, culture, sports and family-related topics. Mrs. Simmons has worked at several newspapers, and since joining The Washington Times in 1985, has served as editorial-page editor and features editor and on the metro desk. She has taught copy editing at the University of ...
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