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To: Milwaukee_Guy
Superintendent William Andrekopolous also explained that if a student makes a call to someone outside the school and the situation threatens someone's safety, the student will be expelled.

I wonder what 'expelled' means anymore. When I was in high school, being expelled meant the end of your involvement with the public school system. It only happened to students age 16 and over (you could also drop out at age 16 under state law) and you were then on your own. I had several friends expelled (only one for taking a swing at a male teacher --- he missed) most often for truancy. If you were deemed 'incorrigible' under the age of 16, they sent you to "reform school" -- junior prison -- until you were 16.

I don't know how they handle this stuff today.

19 posted on 01/18/2007 8:30:59 PM PST by Ditto
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To: Ditto

Im Milwaukee "expelled" means you get moved to another MPS school.


20 posted on 01/18/2007 8:33:00 PM PST by Milwaukee_Guy (Don't hit them between the eyes. Hit them right -in- the eyes!)
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