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How young is too young to be suspended from school?

by Deepa Fernandes | Take Two

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Norwalk preschool teacher, Stefanie Servin, reads to her class as her LAUP coach, Astrid Feist, observes and takes notes from the back of the classroom. Deepa Fernandes / KPCC

A national debate has raged for years over whether suspensions are the right solution when kids misbehave in high school, middle school, or even elementary school. But, what happens when 4-year-olds throw things or won't sit still? Certainly they're not suspended from preschool, right? Wrong.

KPCC's Deepa Fernandes explains.

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