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School discipline policies too harsh, some senators say

School discipline policies too harsh, some senators say
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POSTED: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 6:14am

Committee agrees there's an "epidemic of ticket writing' by school police

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; state senators worry Texas has gone too far in imposing a zero-tolerance policy for bad behavior in schools, noting that minority students are bearing the brunt of the punishment and school police officers are writing too many tickets for insignificant infractions.

To read more on this story, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/texas/article/School-discipline-policies-too-harsh-senators-say-3992072.php

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