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Close to 60 percent of junior high school and high school students get suspended or expelled in the state of Texas, according to a new report.

The study tracked about 1 million Texas children over a six-year period.

“The findings in this report should prompt policymakers in Texas and in states everywhere to ask this question: ‘Is our (public) school discipline system getting the desired results?’ ” said Michael Thompson of the justice center, one of the report’s co-authors.

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