Minneapolis schools superintendent on young student suspension ban

Minneapolis schools superintendent Johnson
Minneapolis Schools' superintendent Bernadeia Johnson, Jan. 11, 2010
MPR Photo/Jeffrey Thompson

Minneapolis Public Schools will no longer suspend its youngest students for non-violent behavioral issues, the district announced Friday.

The change goes into effect immediately and impacts students in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and first grade.

Bernadeia Johnson, superintendent of the district, joins The Daily Circuit to talk about the change.

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