The Observer

Fairfax suicide leads to criticism of zero tolerance policies

By Sara Reitzes Fact Checker and Sara Reitzes Fact Checker

March 22, 2011

Nick Stuban, a sophomore at W.T. Woodson, a Fairfax County high school, committed suicide Jan. 20 after having been suspended for possession of a legal drug on school grounds. A football player who had never before committed any serious disciplinary infractions, Stuban was removed from school and recommended...

Zero tolerance policy harms all students

March 21, 2011

Mistakes and second chances are common themes teenagers experience.  As most grow up, they are encouraged to make mistakes and learn from each good or bad choice because the reality is that most depend on mistakes as learning opportunities and use these missteps to discover and grow.  They often seek...

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