Monday, December 12, 2011

Teen partying is mostly outside schools’ jurisdiction

Ridgefield Press (Ridgefield, CT) December 10, 2011

"Will Ridgefield teens recently arrested on charges related to underage drinking be punished in school? That is unknown, as their names, and what schools they attend, have not been made public because of their ages.
But can Ridgefield High School students caught at drinking parties be punished in school? Generally, the answer is no, says High School Principal Jeffrey Jaslow.
'For things that are off-campus, the school basically does not get involved if the behavior does not involve controlled substances,' at least on a disciplinary level, he said." Read More

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