Pros And Cons Of Zero-Tolerance Policies

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9. Please look at the At Issue Box in your book on p. 260 and give your opinion. Do zero-tolerance policies make sense? Why or why not? I do believe zero-tolerance policies make sense in my opinion. “Zero-tolerance policies mandating predetermined consequences or punishments, such as suspension or expulsion for specific offenses, have become a popular disciplinary choice” (Hess, Pg 260). In the case of 18 –year-old honor student who attends Ft. Myers, Florida I understand why she was banned from her high school graduation and going behind bars. She was caught having a kitchen knife in her car but it was on school property. To prevent serious crimes school cannot afford to take chances. The student said she was moving possessions the prior