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Monrovia School Board Member Disappointed at the State Limiting Schools' Disciplinary Powers


Monrovia School Board member Alex Zucco is apparently not happy with Governor Jerry Brown signing a law that limits the use of "willful disobedience" as a reason to suspend students. Zucco writes on Twitter: "So much for 'local control' - heavy sigh." http://goo.gl/Yf00f8

Comment: I am with you on that, Alex. Slowly - and sometimes not so slowly - local authority is being usurped by the state and federal governments.

- Brad Haugaard

2 comments:

  1. I like Alex, very much, as a person. But she has battled for an increasingly intrusive and micromanagerial State government. For her to express any disappointment with this is disingenuous, given everything her boss, Assemblyman Holden, pushes.

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  2. "The measure Brown signed was narrowed to only prohibit willful defiance suspensions for students in kindergarten through 3rd grade."

    Not sure why this deserves a heavy sigh. Did she even read the statistics?

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