Zero Tolerance Policies - Do They Work?

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A 10 page paper. To curb violence in schools, the U.S. Congress adopted the Gun-Free Schools Act in 1994, which required states to adopt legislation that include zero tolerance language. This essay defines the term, zero tolerance, and how state legislators and school districts responded. The writer reports some of the most absurd cases, the inflexibility of administrators, and the research regarding their effectiveness. Bibliography lists 6 sources.