California governor signs law banning school student suspensions

September 12, 2019 | KPIX

Starting in 2020, principals and administrators will be banned from suspending students for “willful defiance” of teachers, staff, and administrators.

Senate Bill 419 bans schools from suspending students in grades 4-8 for disrupting school activities or willfully defying school authorities, including teachers and staff.

It was authored by state Sen. Nancy Skinner, a Democrat from Berkeley.

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