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Janesville School Board expels two

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Gazette staff
January 28, 2010
— The Janesville School Board expelled two high school students Tuesday. They are:

--A student accused of repeated refusal to follow school rules. The student is expelled through the end of summer school 2011 but may apply to return for second semester in January 2011 if he or she is assessed for drug use; enrolls in counseling, including anger management; takes the districtís Prime for Life anti-drug course, and enrolls in the Truancy Abatement and Transitional Education Center or TAGOS Academy, if room is available.


Upon returning early, the student must, until Aug. 30, 2011, submit to unannounced drug tests and searches for drugs and weapons, stay in the school building during lunch, and maintain satisfactory behavior, attendance and academic work.


--A student accused of bringing a knife to school. He or she is expelled through the end of 2011 summer school but may apply for reinstatement no earlier than September 2010 by getting a drug assessment, enrolling in counseling, taking the Prime for Life course and enrolling in the Truancy Abatement and Transitional Education Center or TAGOS Academy, if room is available.


Upon returning early, the student must comply with drug requirements, submit to unannounced drug tests, stay in the school building during lunch and maintain satisfactory behavior, attendance and academic work.


This brings to six the number of students expelled this school year. Fifteen students had been expelled by this time last year.



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