ACLU Asks Rhode Island to Overturn School "Zero Tolerance" Policy

December 2, 1999 12:00 am

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South Kingstown, RI — The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island said today that it is seeking to overturn a “zero tolerance” policy after a high school senior was barred from all school-related activities for the entire academic year when she admitted to taking a sip of alcohol before a school dance.

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