Officials express concern over number suspensions of young Paterson students

The president of the Paterson Education Association says he is concerned with the number of out-of-school suspensions the district issued for young students last year.

Over 200 students aged 5 to 7 were

Over 200 students aged 5 to 7 were suspended in Paterson last year. (September 28, 2016 9:24 PM)

The president of the Paterson Education Association says he is concerned with the number of out-of-school suspensions the district issued for young students last year.

John McEntee Jr. says that out of the 6,691 kindergarten through second-grade students enrolled in the district, 238 students were issued out of school suspensions.

"As a parent of an almost a school-aged child, I was...

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